Costa Crociere, the Italian unit in Carnival Corp & plc group, says it will invest $18 million to refurbish the 1996 built Costa Victoria.
The 75,166 gross ton ship will re-enter service on 11 November when it departs from Singapore for her first cruise after the upgrade.
“Our investment in Costa Victoria will offer our valued passengers the absolute finest and most enjoyable cruising holiday,” said Mr. Buhdy Bok, Senior Vice President Pacific Asia & China of Costa Crociere S.p.A. “Costa Cruises is proud of how we’ve developed and have been able to satisfy the rapidly growing demand for cruise holidays with innovative and high-quality cruising options.”
Carnival group has an agreement with the Sembawang Shipyard in Singapore that makes the Sembcorp Marine unit strategic partner in refits for the world’s largest cruise shipping group in the Far East.
By Kari Reinikainen, Cruise Business Review
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