Costa Crociere, the large Italian cruise company promotes Costa Atlantica as a cinema and arts themed cruise ship. With 1,057 cabins and a maximum passenger capacity of 2,680, the ship has its decks named for Federico Fellini films. Other arts themed restaurants, bars and entertainment areas are decorated to celebrate various Italian art forms.
The ship was built in 2000 by Kvaerner Masa New yard in Helsinki, Finland.
After a day in Halifax it sailed this evening for Sydney, NS.