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Latest news related to MSC Cruises and articles submitted by crew members. Find out insight stories from the other side of the MSC cruise ships told by the crew.

MSC Cruise Ships Collide in Buenos Aires

Feb 21, 2019

Two MSC sister ships collided at the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina on February 20, 2019. The accident happened when the cruise liner MSC Orchestra lost control while maneuvering in the port and started drifting towards MSC Poesia which was moored at that time at the south dock. With a local pilot onboard and assistance from two tug boats, MSC Orchestra still managed to collide sustaining minor damage on the starboard side.

13 Crew Members With Suspected Rubella Virus On MSC Seaview

Feb 16, 2019

The cruise ship MSC Seaview arrived this morning in the Port of Santos, Brazil with 13 crew members suspected of having a rubella virus. The information was confirmed by the Brazil National Sanitary Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) and by the Health Department of Santos. A medical team of three doctors and six nurses boarded the cruise ship to assist the National Sanitary Surveillance Agency in the investigation and to collect samples from the patients.

Six Packages Of Cocaine Discovered On The Cruise Ship MSC Divina

Jan 30, 2019

Mexican authorities seized six packets of cocaine on board the cruise ship MSC Divina docked at the Port of Cozumel, Mexico, on January 29.

MSC Cruises celebrates MSC Grandiosa flotation ceremony

Jan 11, 2019

MSC Cruises, the world's largest private-owned cruise company together with one of the world's leading shipbuilders Chantiers de l'Atlantique, celebrated the flotation ceremony of MSC Grandiosa. The latest MSC cruise liner is in the shipyard of Saint Nazaire, France, where the work will continue until final delivery in October 2019.

Video: Brazil Vs Philippines - Crew Dance Battle On Cruise Ship

Jan 04, 2019

An epic crew party took place on December 26, onboard the cruise ship MSC Fantasia. Brazilian and Filipino crew members decided to put their talents to the test in a friendly dance-off battle during an open deck party.

Best ports to catch New Year’s Eve fireworks by cruise ship

Dec 26, 2018

Celebrating the New Year’s Eve on a cruise ship is an unforgettable experience. The dazzling New Year's party and the spectacular fireworks observed from a cruise ship is a unique event. Here are our thoughts on the best ports of call to see the top pyrotechnics around the world from a cruise ship!

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Video: MSC Poesia battered by rough seas

Dec 15, 2018

The cruise ship MSC Poesia was caught in a storm while sailing off the coast of Uruguay. 

Held at Gun Point, Handcuffed and Fired. MSC Seaside crewmember tells his story

Nov 29, 2018

Following November 17, drug bust in Port Miami when seven MSC Seaside crew members were arrested for smuggling cocaine, Law-enforcement officers boarded the Seaside for the second time on November 24th. During the raids many crew members were traumatized after they were interrogated by Customs and Border Protection officers, and some fired from the company.

MSC Seaside Crew Members Traumatized After Big Raid and Interrogation

Nov 27, 2018

A big raid on the cruise ship MSC Seaside has left many crew members traumatized after they were held at a gunpoint and interrogated. Some crew members were handcuffed by Law-enforcement officers, says one crew member. The Authorities conducted the raid in the early morning hours on November 24th shortly after MSC Seaside docked in the Port Miami. Crew members say that Law-enforcement officers searched crew cabins and left them looking like hell and that the crew were taken ashore for interrogation.

MSC Seaside Crew Members Arrested For Smuggling Cocaine

Nov 26, 2018

Seven crew members were arrested in the port of Miami for smuggling cocaine reports Cruise Law News. The drug bust happened last week while the cruise ship MSC Seaside was in the port says Jim Walker, who was contacted by a crew member wishing to remain anonymous.

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