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MSC Cruises Announces Ricky Martin and Andrea Bocelli More for U.S. Naming Ceremony Celebration

Today MSC Cruises announced the line-up for the official launch and Naming Ceremony of MSC Seaside, which will be held on December 21st in PortMiami. As part of the traditional Naming Ceremony that is held for every new ship, MSC will welcome special guests and entertainment, Miami authorities, global media, and key partners from across the travel industry.




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MSC and PortMiami Officially Inaugurate New Terminal F

MSC Cruises together with PortMiami have marked the completion of the new Terminal F at PortMiami. The new terminal will serve as the homeport for the MSC Seaside as well as the MSC Divina. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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New York to Welcome New Cruise Ship, MSC Meraviglia, in 2019

The MSC MeravigliaMSC Cruises has revealed it will send MSC Meraviglia, which launched June 2017, to the Big Apple fall 2019. MSC Cruises made the announcement Monday, December 4, at an event in the private Union Club, attended by travel agents and a small group of media. (cruisecritic.com)




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MSC Cruises And Fincantieri Announce Agreement For Two Seaside Evo Ships

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Today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, MSC Cruises officially took delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaside. The delivery ceremony took place in the presence of Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic, Graziano Delrio, Italy’s Minister of Infrastructures and Transports as well as other authorities and dignitaries.




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MSC Sinfonia Inaugurates Pomene Bay

MSC Cruises is upping its game out of South Africa as the MSC Sinfonia made its first call to Pomene Bay in Mozambique, a new destination MSC said is a marine safari-style experience. Pomene Bay is a remote and unspoiled peninsula, 605 km north of Mozambique’s Capital Maputo and 170 km south of Vilanculos, the company said. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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MSC Cruises held today at STX France the ceremonies of the coin for MSC Bellissima as well as the cutting of the first steel for its first Meraviglia-Plus class ship

Pierfrancesco Vago, MSC Cruises' Executive Chairman MSC Cruises celebrated today a further acceleration in its industry-unprecedented ten-year investment plan. Under the €9 billion plan, six of a total of 11 new ships will have come into service between June 2017 and November 2020, resulting in a doubling of the MSC Cruises fleet capacity in just three and a half years.




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MSC Cruises Goes Behind The Scenes With Cirque Du Soleil At Sea

The long-term partnership between MSC Cruises and Cirque du Soleil has seen the creation of the entertainment concept Cirque du Soleil at Sea and will result in a total of eight original shows that will be exclusively available on MSC Cruises’ four Meraviglia generation ships, coming into service between 2017 with MSC Meraviglia and 2020.




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Three MSC Ships to Get Scrubbers

MSC Orchestra The MSC Orchestra, Poesia and Musica will get exhaust gas cleaning systems (better known as scrubbers) during upcoming scheduled drydockings. The hybrid scrubbers will be supplied by LAB, part of the CNIM Group of companies. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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MSC Cruises Deploys Innovative Man Overboard Detection Technology

MSC Cruises has today announced the launch of a new vanguard video surveillance system offering even greater on-board security. In another industry-first, MSC Cruises has developed this highly-sophisticated advanced system in collaboration with global leaders in security technology, Bosch and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.




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MSC Cruises Announces Updated Caribbean Itineraries

MSC DivinaMSC Cruises has announced updated Caribbean itineraries. These updates have come due to the recent tragic weather events that have affected populations as well as individual destinations across the region, including Philipsburg (St Maarten), Road Town (British Virgin Islands), and Roseau (Dominica).




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MSC Plans to Boost Brazil-Based Capacity

MSC Cruises is planning a significant capacity change for the 2018-2019 season in Brazil, including the new MSC Seaview, which will homeport in Santos. The 154,000-ton ship will replace the smaller Preziosa and will also interport in Salvador. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Kiel chalks up 350th call by an MSC cruise ship. Bronze Plaque Marks Ostseekai Anniversary Visit

The “MSC Fantasia” arrived at the Ostseekai from St Petersburg in Russia early on Saturday September 2nd for what is the 350th visit by an MSC cruise ship to the port of Kiel. Marking the anniversary, the ship’s captain, Guiseppe Galano was welcomed to the Schleswig-Holstein state capital by Nicole Claus, who is the Cruise Shipping Director of the Port of Kiel.




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MSC Cruises And Fincantieri Celebrate Float Out Of MSC Seaview

Trieste, Italy, 23 August 2017: MSC Cruises And Fincantieri Celebrate Float Out Of MSC SeaviewMSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe and South America, and FINCANTIERI, heir to the great tradition of Italian shipbuilding and one of the largest shipbuilding groups in the world, today celebrated the float out of MSC Seaview.




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MSC Announces MSC MasterChef At Sea

Collaborating with MasterChef producers, Endemol Shine Group, the partnership will bring the MasterChef brand to MSC Cruises in an immersive entertainment format that will roll out across the fleet from summer 2017, the company said. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Holly Sievers, Brett Draper Join MSC Cruises USA Sales Team

MSC Cruises is continuing its expansion in North America with two new hires to its sales team. Holly Sievers and Brett Draper will now be joining the sales crew as manager of host and home-based accounts and manager of corporate and incentive sales for North America, respectively. (travelagentcentral.com)




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MSC Cruises Launches Onboard Port Information Service, New Shore Excursions

MSC Cruises has unveiled its comprehensive range of shoreside activities and services for guests of MSC Meraviglia. 19 additional Mediterranean shore excursions have been added to an already extensive range, including five exclusive tours especially designed for guests aboard MSC Meraviglia.




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