MSC Cruises’ entire fleet of 19 ships is now back at sea following MSC Musica’s return to water this summer season from Venice.
As she enters the final stage of her construction process, MSC World Europa is set to become the greenest and most efficient vessel in MSC Cruises’ fleet when she is delivered in October 2022. MSC Cruises has today released information about the ship’s environmental credentials, including solid oxide fuel cells, a selective catalytic reduction system and enhanced shore-to-ship power capability.
MSC Cruises has opened sales for the MSC World Cruise 2024 with a new itinerary from the cruise line aboard MSC Poesia, set to depart 05 January 2024.
MSC Cruises today revealed that there are over 1,390 shore excursions available to book for guests to sailing this summer season – the most the cruise line has ever offered.
MSC Cruises has announced news of its 2023 deployments, confirming MSC Grandiosa will be sailing from Southampton. She will offer a total of 23 trips on a variety of itineraries.
The cruise division of MSC Group has broken ground on its new $350 million terminal in Miami. When it opens in late 2023 it will be the largest in North America.
MSC Meraviglia will homeport in the Big Apple from April 2023 for year-round cruises to the Caribbean, Bermuda, New England and Canada.
MSC Cruises has suspended its ships’ calls to St Petersburg due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The company said the health and safety of its passengers and crew was its top priority.
MSC Cruises has confirmed an extension to MSC Virtuosa’s ex-UK season, with the ship now set to perform 23 sailings between April and November.
The trips, calling at Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas in the United Arab Emirates and Doha in Qatar, will be on offer from April through to the end of June.
The line confirms its health protocols, flexible booking policy, robust vaccination and testing requirements and return to independent ashore exploration will apply to all sailings through summer 2022.
MSC World Europa and MSC Euribia will become the first Liquified Natural Gas-powered vessels to join the MSC Cruises fleet next year - representing an investment of €3 billion in such ships.