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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 Cruises Cancels MSC Opera Next Voyage

Mar 10, 2020

The cruise ship MSC Opera has canceled the next 12-Day Mediterranean voyage departing from Genoa, Italy and the vessel will remain in port until further notice. According to MSC Cruises, the cancelation of the March 10-21 cruise on MSC Opera comes after the Italian government announced new restrictive measures that affect the entire Lombardy region and 14 other provinces in northern Italy.

Coronavirus Alert on MSC Opera

Mar 04, 2020

The cruise ship MSC Opera is on high alert after Austrian passenger who disembarked the vessel on February 28, in Genoa, Italy tested positive for Coronavirus. MSC Cruises was notified today by the Austrian Health Authorities that upon arrival back home the man has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

MSC Splendida to Keep the Chinese Crew Onboard

Feb 06, 2020

Following the recent outcry from the Chinese crew onboard the cruise ship MSC Splendida after they were told will disembark the vessel and sent back home to China, MSC Cruises said they will provide safe haven and keep their crew members.

Plea for Help: MSC Splendida Save Your Chinese Crew

Jan 30, 2020

With the outbreak of the Corona Virus in China the cruise ship MSC Splendida had to cancel the voyage for guests leaving the crew onboard without work at this time.

Two passengers with fever disembark from a cruise ship in Shanghai

Jan 25, 2020

The spread of the deadly coronavirus is accelerating each day, as authorities rush to contain the deadly outbreak some countries respond with raising to the highest emergency level.

Cruise Lines Respond to Coronavirus

Jan 24, 2020

In just three weeks, an outbreak of coronavirus has spread from the central Chinese city of Wuhan throughout Asia and as far as the United States, to become a global threat. As of January 23, the National Health Commission announced the number of infected patients by the virus has gone to 830, while the death toll has risen to 26 people.

MSC Cruises Faces $13 Million Lawsuit From River Cruise Line

Jan 23, 2020

The River Cruise Line Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has filed a lawsuit against MSC Cruise Management Ltd. for nearly $13 million in damages and lost revenue after one of MSC cruise ships slammed into the River Countess while docked in Venice in June 2019.

MSC Grandiosa Hits The Pier In Palermo

Dec 30, 2019

The cruise ship MSC Grandiosa operated by MSC Cruises had a small accident this morning, 30 December 2019, as the vessel was docking in the port of Palermo, Italy.

Interview With MSC Cruises Shop Assistant

Dec 18, 2019

The following article is an interview with MSC Cruises Shop Assistant describing his personal experience. Find out the process of how to apply for the job, how long it takes to board the ship and the first day at work. 

Deadly Bus Accident in Belize Kills 5 People Including 2 Cruise Passengers

Nov 28, 2019

A tragic accident involving a tourist bus with cruise ship passengers and a red SUV happened today on the George Price Highway in Belize. The accident occurred after the van full with cruise ship passengers was returning from a popular tour at Jaguar Paw Cave. According to local sources the red SUV was attempting to overtake another vehicle when it collided into a white van carrying the tourists.

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