Costa Crociere Appoints Soren Krogsgaard as VP Technical Operations

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Costa Crociere has appointed Soren Krogsgaard as Vice President Technical Operations.

Krogsgaard, 48, from Denmark, will be supervising Costa Crocieres Technical Operations Department and providing coordination of all technical operations for the entire Costa Cruises fleet, with 15 ships currently in service, as well as for the 3 ships operated by the Costa Groups Spanish brand Iberocruceros.

Krogsgaard will be reporting directly to Costa Crociere Sp.A. Executive Vice President Fleet Operations Manfred Urspunger and will be charged with the task of providing further development for the innovation and technical efficiency of the Costa Cruises and Iberocruceros fleets.

The new Vice President Technical Operations joins Costa with 20 years of professional experience. He started out as a Technical Officer on cruise ships and was subsequently appointed to a series of increasingly important positions in the Technical Departments of several leading international enterprises, including Carnival Corporation & p.l.c.

Krogsgaard supervised various projects, notably the construction of Cunard Lines ship Queen Mary 2, delivered on 22 December 2003. Most recently, he was Project Manager of Carnival Corporate Shipbuilding - the department that coordinates and supervises all new shipbuilding projects of the Carnival Corporation & plc Group - in charge of new buildings for AIDA Cruises at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany.

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