Costa Mediterranea

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Costa Mediterranea cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a passenger vessel with IMO number 9237345, owned by Carnival Corporation and operated by its subsidiary the Costa Crociere line company. Among the unfortunate events at sea are crew and passenger incidents (deaths, injuries, crimes), rescue operations, machinery malfunctions.

Here you can also track MS Costa Mediterranea position at sea.using the AIS live ships tracker of VesselFinder. The 85,600-ton 2700-passenger Costa cruise ship Mediterranea was built in 2003 by the Kvaerner Masa shipbuilding company in Finland.

Costa Mediterranea accidents & incidents

Costa Mediterranea accidents and incidents - Cruise MinusAt the Costa Mediterranea CruiseMinus page you will find a complete list of Costa Cruises Mediterranea ship’s major accidents and cruise incidents. Reports are made by our own staff using official data from major online news media sources, Wikipedia and Coast Guard reports.

Here we also post updates on Costa Mediterranea cruise law news. They are related to recent crimes being investigated. Among those could be arrests, filed lawsuits, charges and fines, grievances, settled /withdrawn legal actions, lost cases, etc.

You can add more details or submit your own Costa Mediterranea ship incidents (negative cruise experience reports) via the Cruise Minus “contact us” form.

This is link to the ship’s official site CostaCruise.com.

Technical incidents

  • April 7, 2006, in call port Grand Cayman (George Town), the Costa cruise ship rescued a total of 54 passengers and 3 crew from the tourist boat Sun Runner. The boat first capsized on a sandbar, then began taking water and tilted starboard. When all passengers on board moved to the opposite side, the vessel fell portside, plunging all of them into the water. No injuries were reported.
  • August 24, 2015, the vessel was anchored in call port Kotor, Montenegro and began offloading passengers via tender boats when it experienced a technical issue with one of the boats. Upon lowering, one of the tenders (location Teseo Deck 4 portside) broke its stern cable. The tender remained hanging on its fore wire rope. Fortunately, the boat was empty and no injuries were reported.

Crew & Passenger Death accidents

  • March 8, 2008, a 39-year-old female passenger jumped overboard after a quarrel with her boyfriend. The incident occurred at ~0 am, when the ship was ~20 ml / 30 km southeast of Key Largo (Florida Keys archipelago). The ship turned around and conducted a search and rescue operation, later joined by USCG vessels. The Mediterranea ship was on a 7-days Western Caribbean cruise from homeport Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale) Florida, Due to the incident, the itinerary’s first call port Key West FL was dropped.

Crew & Passenger incidents (injuries, crimes)

  • Fortunately, there are no such major incidents reported so far.

Costa Mediterranea current position


On the above map you can track the Costa Mediterranea cruise ship’s position now. It shows the vessel’s current location at sea (or in port) by live tracking of its IMO number 9237345. If you lose the ship on the map, please reload this page.

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