Serena is a Concordia-class cruise ship for the Italian cruise
line, Costa Crociere. The name Serena was intended to symbolize
harmony and serenity. Since her inauguration and entry into
service in mid-2007, she has been the line's flagship.
Costa Serena was constructed by Fincantieri in Sestri Ponente.
Her sister ship, Costa Concordia, was launched in 2006. The two
ships are the largest and longest ships in the Costa Crociere
fleet. A sister ships, Costa Pacifica and Costa Favolosa were
launched in 2009 and 2011 with Costa Fascinosa scheduled for
launched 2012. Costa Serena's godmother is Marion Cotillard.