Costa Diadema's Funnel and Name Hull Section Installed

At Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard, Costa Cruises' Costa Diadema recently experienced two construction milestones - the ship's distinctive yellow and blue funnel was delivered and installed Sept. 16, and the hull section containing the ship's name was placed Sept. 30. 

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The 4,947-passenger, 132,500-ton Costa Diadema, which will be the largest Italian-flagged cruise ship, is scheduled for delivery in October 2014. 

For more than 65 years Costa Cruises' ships have showcased Italian-made excellence throughout the world with their quality of service, variety of entertainment, range of fine food and wine and exclusive onboard art collections.

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