Costa Allegra Will Not Return To Service

Today Micky Arison, CEO of Carnival Corporation, revealed that the Costa Allegra, which suffered a fire in the Indian Ocean last month, will not be returning to service with Costa Cruises. 

Micky Arison said that the Allegra will either be sold or scrapped in the next few months. It’s about time.

The Costa Allegra which weighs 28,500 tons is the oldest and one of the smallest ships in the Costa fleet. Micky Arison said that the Allegra has been for sale for some time before the fire in one of its engine rooms on February 27th.

The Costa Allegra was replaced by the smaller, 900 passenger ship, Costa Voyager.

 

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Mike Faust is an avid world traveler, often found traversing city streets in Asia and Europe rather than his home city of Boca Raton. Mike has touched down in 39 countries, set sail on 35 cruises, and flown over 400,000 lifetime miles.