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MSC Group and MSC Foundation Support Earthquake Relief Efforts in Turkey and Syria

Feb 22, 2023

The MSC Group and the MSC Foundation have organized urgent aid and accommodation to support the population in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Türkiye and Syria in close coordination with national authorities.

8 Tips for Rude Cruise Guests – How to behave appropriately and get extra service

Feb 22, 2023

Sometimes I felt like being on the edge of a cliff. When am I going to see my family again? How could my managers on board the ship be unfair? 

On top of all those concerns, some unpleasant guests are among my regular daily challenges. However, no matter how hard it was, I always kept in mind that the darkest hour of the night always comes just before dawn.

MSC Cruise Director Gene Young Passes Away Unexpectedly in Miami

Feb 17, 2023

It is with deep sadness that we share the news of losing yet another dear friend who departed way too soon. Gene Moimoi Young was a cruise director on many MSC Cruises ships, but most of all, he was an outstanding person full of positive energy that he spread among all he met. His passing is something that we are struggling to come to terms with. He passed away unexpectedly in Miami, Florida.

MSC Cruises Building Global Sports Partnership Portfolio

Feb 09, 2023

MSC Cruises is expanding its partnership portfolio with major sports clubs and franchises around the globe, swiftly establishing leading marketing exposure among cruise giants. 

Coin ceremony held for MSC Group’s Explora II

Feb 08, 2023

The coin ceremony for EXPLORA II, the second of six ships planned by MSC Group's cruise division for its luxury brand EXPLORA Journeys, took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Sestri Ponente, near the Italian city of Genoa.

MSC Cruises Partners with Serie A football club

Feb 08, 2023

MSC Cruises and the professional football club AC Monza, have announced a partnership for the season 2022/2023. The cruise line will be main partner of the Brianza team: starting from Monza-Sampdoria this evening, the MSC Cruises logo will be present on the sideline LEDs during the home matches and on the backdrops in the conference room, flash zone, and mixed zone. 

Video: MSC Musica Breaks Away From Moorings at Port of Rio de Janeiro

Feb 06, 2023

On Friday afternoon, a cruise ship at the Port of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil broke away from its moorings and went adrift. MSC Musica was moored at Pier Mauá when an exceptionally powerful wind caused the ship's lines to part and she drifted away from her moorings. The ship quickly restored the mooring lines with the help of a tugboat. Luckily no damages or injuries have been reported.

AD Ports Group opens new cruise terminal in Aqaba, Jordan

Jan 25, 2023

AD Ports Group inaugurated a new cruise ship terminal at the Port of Aqaba on Monday.

MSC Seascape Experiencing Engine Problems

Jan 22, 2023

Due to engine problems, the itinerary of MSC Cruises' new ship MSC Seascape has been altered less than two months after its debut. 

The ship's original itinerary for is a seven-night Western Caribbean voyage from Miami with calls at Ocean Cay, Cozumel, Grand Cayman, and Ocho Rios. But now one of those ports-of-call has been canceled. 

MSC Cruises Partners With New York Knicks

Jan 19, 2023

Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. and MSC Cruises signed a deal for a multi-year marketing partnership, making MSC Cruises the official cruise partner of the New York Knicks. The partnership will provide MSC Cruises with significant brand promotion during all Knicks games at The Garden, including LED signage and virtual on-court signage. In addition, MSC Cruises will be the presenting partner for the Knicks' in-game jersey toss.