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MSC Cruises Celebrates MSC Seashore Naming Ceremony Featuring Sophia Loren and Nile Rodgers

Nov 19, 2021

MSC Cruises celebrated the naming of its latest flagship MSC Seashore, and largest cruise ship built in Italy. The glamorous event took place on November 18, at the private island Ocean Cay Marine Reserve with the icon of Italian class and style Sophia Loren, serving as a Godmother of all MSC Cruises ships since 2003.

T-2 Days until MSC Seashore Naming Ceremony at Ocean Cay

Nov 16, 2021

MSC Cruises latest flagship, MSC Seashore, is getting ready for the grand naming ceremony which will be held at the Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve on November 18. The giant new cruise ship has arrived at the new homebase in Miami on Sunday, after crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

MSC Cruises Continues Partnership With Chelsea F.C.

Nov 15, 2021

MSC Cruises continues to be Chelsea Football Club’s official cruise partner for three more years, until June 2024. The brand awareness amongst the Chelsea Football Club fans, whose number is no less than 2.6m, is increasing these three years, as a result of this partnership, according to the statistics with only 14% of fans familiar with the cruise line in the beginning, growing up to 85% at the end of the first term of the agreement.

MSC Preziosa, the first cruise ship to resume sailings in Brazil arrives in Santos

Nov 03, 2021

MSC Preziosa the first cruise ship to resume cruises in Brazil since the global shutdown of the cruise industry caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has arrived today, November 3rd, at the port of Santos. 

MSC Cruises Announces Health Protocols for 2021-22 Brazil Season

Nov 02, 2021

MSC Cruises has announced the health and safety protocols for the upcoming Brazilian cruise season. which will start with the MSC Preziosa on November 5, sailing from Santos. By the end of this year, two more MSC Cruises ships will arrive in Brazil, MSC Splendida, MSC Seaside.

MSC Cruises Invites Artists and Designers to Design Hull of Upcoming Ship

Oct 27, 2021

MSC Cruises gives designers and artists from all over the world an opportunity to design the hull of the Euribia, currently under construction at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint Nazaire, France. Since it is International Artists’ Day, MSC Cruises have decided to make it the beginning of the contest. 

MSC Cruises to compensate Uniworld €2.4m in compensation for Venice accident

Oct 18, 2021

The world remembers the accident that happened on June 2, 2019, when MSC Opera was approaching the cruise terminal after having made its scenic sail into the port past the famed St. Mark’s Square and sights of Venice. Eyewitnesses stated that the cruise ship failed to slow down, even seemed that there was a possible speed up in the moment it hit Uniworld river cruise ship the River Countess while moored at the San Basilio Pier in the Guidecca Canal.

MSC Foundation’s Super Coral Programme kicks off at Ocean Cay

Oct 15, 2021

The MSC Foundation is working with leading coral and marine experts to research, develop, and refine methods to reverse the decline in coral reefs in the 64-square-mile marine environment around Ocean Cay. Coral reefs support the highest biological diversity of any ecosystem in The Bahamas and are home to ecologically, economically, and critically endangered species.

Stern releases ranking of the most environmentally friendly and safe cruise ships

Oct 14, 2021

The German weekly magazine Stern together with Scope ESG Analysis published a list of the most environmentally friendly and safe cruise ships. The ranking is based 70% on the environmental score and 30% on a safety score, the report said. For the environmental score, it was taken in consideration how much CO2 a cruise ship emits with regard to the climate targets to be achieved. The report shows to what extent the cruise lines miss, achieve or exceed these goals.

MSC Seashore to be named at Ocean Cay, MSC Cruises Private Island

Oct 07, 2021

On the 18th of November, the MSC Cruises will officially name their latest flagship MSC Seashore at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve in the Bahamas. This will be the first naming ceremony for a cruise ship to be celebrated on a private island. This occasion will be attended by media, travel advisors and the company stakeholders.