Defunct Cruise Lines
Constructed at the Kvaerner Masa- shipYards in Finland at a cost of 400 million euro’s the spirit class cruise ship Costa Mediterranea came into service in 2003, she was named by her godmother Spanish actress and super model Ines Sastre at inauguration ceremony that took place on 7 june 2003 in Naples, Italy.
On board the ship sumptuous furnishings are complemented by modern services, large and comfortable cabins, most of which include a private balcony, the air conditioned cabins are well equipped and benefit from satellite television which is handy as the ship is lacking a movie theatre or outdoor screen.
Other facilities on the Costa Mediterranea include four swimming pools one with a retractable roof, four whirlpools, gymnasium and sports courts, jogging track, a theatre on 3 levels, shopping centre plus much more.
Onboard Entertainment and Facilities
|Restaurants & Bars||Shops|
|Fast Food||Room Service|
|Nightclub or Disco||Lounge|
|Pursers desk||Excursion desk|
|Card room||Medical room|
|Laundry room||Sauna/steam room|
|Gym||Childrens activity clubs|
|Babysitting service||Video games room|
|Sports facilities||Outdoor movie theater|
Captain E.J. Smith - captain of the RMS Titanic died when the ship hit an iceburg and sank in 1912.
- was the negligent captain of the Exxon Valdez during its 1989 oil spill.
Edward Teach (Blackbeard) - was the notorious English pirate captain of the Queen anne's Revenge, killed in battle 1718
Francesco Schettino - Captain of the Costa Concordia at the time when she ran aground and partially sank on the night of 13 January 2012 near Isola del Giglio, Tuscany, Italy.
David Lewry - was the Captain of the herald of free enterprise car ferry which capsized on the 6 March 1987 after leaving the Belgian port of Zeebrugge with her bow doors still open, causing the deaths of 193 people.
Mauro Balomaga - was the captain of the MV Rena container ship that ran aground near Tauranga, New Zealand On 5 October 2011 resulting in an oil spill and 88 of her containers to fall in to the sea,the captain was jailed for 7 months for his part in the disaster.
Captain James Hook - is a fictional character from the popular novel and movie peter pan, known for wearing a hook after his right hand was eaten by a crocodile.