Carnival Maritime is the Marine Service Unit of the Costa Group. It was founded in 2015 to foster communication processes between ship and shore as well as further strengthening collaboration and cross sectional coordination between Carnival Maritime and the brands. In Hamburg, Carnival Maritime brings together the Marine, Technical and HESS expertise of the entire Costa Group including Human Resources Deck & Engine and Technical Procurement.
The Unit provides digital support to the 27 vessels of Costa Crociere, AIDA Cruises and Costa Asia, enabling real time support in risk and crisis management as well as optimized route planning. In founding this Service Unit to enhance safety, the Costa Group is a pioneer in the cruise industry. Additionally, Carnival Maritime assists ship building, maintenance and refurbishment, takes care of trainings, route planning, technical procurement, medical services, support of the nautical and technical staff on board and auditing of the vessels with regard to safety, danger prevention and staff. Through service and innovation Carnival Maritime enables the brands of the Costa Group to meet the current and future needs of the cruise industry.
The integrated Fleet Operation Center is monitoring and supporting 37 ships of the Carnival Corporation (AIDA Cruises, Costa Asia, Costa Crociere, Cunard Line, P&O Cruises).
Carnival Maritime employs 250 specialists from 30 different nations. The corporate division is owned by Costa Crociere S.p.A. and is located in Hamburg, Germany.