Today the float-out ceremony was held at Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy; the celebration followed the protocol provided by the seafaring tradition for such occasions, by flooding the basin where the ship took shape in recent months, following the cutting of the ribbon and the breaking of the bottle
Like her sister ship Costa Venezia, Costa Firenze is inspired by one of the most beautiful italian cities, Florence, representing centuries of Italian culture and history.
Costa Firenze and Costa Venezia are the biggest ship introduced by Costa to the Chinese market, where the Italian company was the first to start operating in 2006 and is currently the leader. They are part of an expansion plan that includes a total of 7 ships being delivered to the Costa Group by 2023.
After her delivery scheduled on September 30, 2020, Costa Firenze will be heading to Singapore, starting offering cruises for Chinese customers from October 20, 2020.