MSC Cruises has announced that MSC Meraviglia, which launched in June 2017 will offer cruises from New York.
The 4,475-passenger MSC Meraviglia currently cruises the Meditterean but will head to North America in October 2019. The ship will arrive in New York for the first time on 07 October 2019.
The latest edition to the rapidly expanding MSC Cruises fleet, the 154,000 gross tonne MSC Seaside is to set sail on its maiden voyage from the Italian port of Trieste.
The 5,179-passenger MSC Seaside is the 14th ship in the MSC Cruises fleet and was delivered to the cruise line from the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy on 29 November 2017.
During the delivery of MSC Seaside at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, MSC Cruises announced that it has ordered two new Seaside EVO cruise ships.
The two new ships will be constructed at the Fincantieri shipyard and are expected to be delivered in 2021 and 2023, costing a combined total of approximately £1.6 billion.
MSC Cruises has taken delivery of its latest new ship, MSC Seaside. The brand new ship was handed over to MSC Cruises at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
The 154,000 gross tonne MSC Seaside is the first ship of its class to be built for MSC Cruises and can accommodate 5,179 passengers. A sister ship, MSC Seaview is currently under construction at the ship and is due to be delivered in June 2018.
MSC Seaview has floated out of the dry dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The ship is the second in the new Seaside Class of cruise ships from MSC Cruises.
The 5,179-passenger MSC Seaview will launch in June 2018. The ship will cruise the Western Mediterranean before repositioning to Brazil in December 2018.
MSC Cruises has signed a memorandum of understanding with the shipyard STX France for the construction of four new 210,000 gross tonne cruise ships.
The new World Class ships will measure approximately 330 metres in length, 47 metres wide and feature 2,760 staterooms. The maximum occupancy of each of the four ships will be 6,850, making them the largest cruise ships in the world in terms of passenger capacity.
MSC Cruises has taken delivery of its largest cruise ship to date. The brand new 167,600 gross tonne MSC Meraviglia was handed over to MSC Cruises in Saint-Nazaire from the shipyard, STX France.
The delivery ceremony was attended by the French President, Emmanuel Macron. The new ship, which has a passenger capacity of 5,714, received its official pennant and French flag, as well as a blessing, before being delivered to MSC Cruises.
MSC Meraviglia has successfully completed her second sea trails. The new cruise ship which is due to join the MSC Cruises fleet in June 2017 has been constructed at the STX shipyard in St Nazaire, France.
The 167,000 gross tonne MSC Meraviglia is 315 metres long, 43 metres wide, 65 metres high and can accommodate 5,700 passengers.
Jane McDonald is to present a brand new TV series on Channel 5, which is all about different types of cruise holidays. The new show ‘Cruising with Jane McDonald’ is to launch on 10 February 2017.
The four-part series will feature a range of different cruise ships of all different types and sizes. In the first episode Jane McDonald spends seven-nights cruising the Caribbean on board MSC Divina.
The keel laying ceremony of the new 154,000 gross tonne MSC Seaview for MSC Cruises took place at the Fincanteri shipyard in Italy on 02 February 2017.
During the ceremony and keel laying, coins were placed in the ship’s keel. The keel section of the ship was then lowered into the dry-dock.