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MSC World Class to Rival Royal Caribbean Oasis Cruise Ships

Jun 02, 2017

MSC Cruises announced the next-generation world class cruise ships built by STX France. The two companies signed a new memorandum of understanding firming up the order of two 200,000 GRT, LNG-powered mega cruise ships, with options for two additional vessels.  

French President to attend inauguration of the latest MSC cruise ship

May 31, 2017

The French President, Emmanuel Macron will attend the inauguration of the latest MSC cruise liner named MSC Meraviglia. The ceremony will be held today May 31, at STX Shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.

Cirque du Soleil on MSC Cruises

May 23, 2017

MSC Cruises has revealed the details of its exclusive partnership with the world leader in entertainment Cirque du Soleil. Starting from June 3, the first show specifically designed for MSC will premiere on MSC Meraviglia, the flagship of the latest generation state-of-the-art cruise ships. MSC Cruises and Cirque du Soleil partnership will bring new standards of entertainment at sea.

MSC Cruise Ship Hits Pier in Civitavecchia

Apr 18, 2017

Due to strong winds at the port of Civitavecchia today, MSC Magnifica hit the pier minutes after the cruise ship departed with new passengers. The collision was caused by rapid change of the wind speed – from 9 to 40 knots in less than a minute, pushing the 293-meter long vessel to the pier which sustained some damage to the portside. Watertight doors were closed, at the time of the accident and passengers were called to their muster stations as a precaution measure.

Rock Legend Dies Performing Onstage on Cruise Ship

Mar 23, 2017

Sib Hashian, the drummer who played on the first two hit albums of the legendary rock group Boston, has died at the age of 67. The rock legend died after collapsing onstage Wednesday night onboard the cruise ship MSC Divina, operated by MSC Cruises. The ship was chartered for the Legends of Rock Annual Cruise. Witness onboard report that ships medical personnel performed CPR and a defibrillator was used but to no avail.

Analysis: MSC Cruises Statistics by Ports 2017

Feb 07, 2017

The following analysis shows how many cruise destinations will be visited by MSC Cruises entire fleet of cruise ships in 2017. MSC Cruises statistics shows how many ports will be visited and the top destinations by the cruise company. Please note, this is unofficial statistics created by the Crew Center team and is intended for informative use only. As a base for creating this analysis, cruise itineraries provided by a third party was used.

MSC Cruises Starts Work on Ocean Cay

Jan 18, 2017

MSC Cruises, today started works on their private island “Ocean Cay Marine Reserve” in the Bahamas. The visionary project was officially inaugurated yesterday afternoon in the Bahamian capital Nassau, where Prime Minister Perry Christie and Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, Pierfrancesco Vago, signed a 100-year lease that will allow MSC Cruises to occupy and develop their activities on the island.

Passenger Almost Loses a Finger on Cruise Ship

Aug 09, 2016

SorentoPress reports that a passenger on cruise ship sailing in the Gulf of Naples, last night almost lost a finger of his left hand. The medical emergency has been reported by the captain of MSC Poesia to the Italian Coast Guard, stating that a tourist suffered partial detachment of his finger.

Gunshot Onboard the Cruise Ships MSC Magnifica

Jun 22, 2016

A gunshot onboard the cruise ship Msc Magnifica docked at the port of Venice has created panic among the passenger and crew. The incident happened on Saturday June 18, while the large cruise ship was ready for boarding the passengers. According to Venezia Today a border police security guard who was doing ground control placed his weapon in a bag and then in plastic container into the x-ray scanner for hand luggage. 

MSC Cruises introduces new campaign "Not any cruise"

May 13, 2016

Inspired by its Mediterranean heritage, the campaign was developed to support the global growth plan of the company. To support the second phase of the expansion of its fleet, MSC Cruises, implemented an investment plan large-scale, long-term, covering a horizon of more than ten years, from 2014 to 2026 to enter service boats the new generations Meraviglia Meraviglia Plus, Seaside and World Class.