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April 24, 2012

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5 May Coast Cruises will take in delivery Charming Coast, the new flagship of the fleet of the company

The ceremony to Venice. The ship from cruise is constructed in the Fincantieri plant of Marghera

Next 5 May to the Marine Station of Venice Costa Crociere will officially take in delivery Charming Coast, the new flagship of the fleet of the company. The ship, that it has a tonnage of 114.500 tons and an ability to 3.800 passengers, is constructed in the Fincantieri plant of Marghera and, after to have old with success the tests in sea who have verified the corrected operation of equipment and motors, will leave for its first 6 cruise May.

The cruise of vernissage of Charming Coast will be directed in Slovenia, Trieste and Croatia and will accommodate the "Protagonists of the Sea", an initiative which reached its 19ª edition that is dedicated to the best travel agents, coming from 5 continents, partner of Coast Cruises. 11 May, always from Venice, will leave the inaugural cruise of 10 days in Greece, Israel and Turkey. For all the remainder of the summery season, until the end of November, Charming Coast will propose cruises of a week with departures from Venice and Bari towards Greece and Croatia.

The total investment supported from Coast Cruises for Charming Coast is of 510 million euros. The construction has engaged altogether approximately 3.000 assigned directed and others 7,000 of the induced one. The majority of the enterprises that have participated to the construction, approximately 500, is Italian.

The delivery of Charming Coast arrives to two months approximately from the delivery to the company of neoRomantica Costa, new ship been born from the complete restyling of Romantic Coast, with an investment of 90 million euros, carried out in the yards Saint Giorgio of the Port of Genoa.

After Charming Coast, the floor of expansion of the fleet of Coast Cruises previews the construction, always near the Fincantieri plant of Marghera, a new ship from 132.500 tons of tonnage and the ability to 4.928 passengers that will be the greatest ship from Italian cruise, in delivery to October 2014.

From the 1990 today Coast Cruises it has invested 5,8 billion euros in the Italian yards of Fincantieri, T. Mariotti and San Giorgio of the Port for a total of 14 constructed ships or in order, as well as the modernization of other ships already you anticipate in the fleet.

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