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Monday, October 26, 2020
Cruise Line Stocks Crash Further As Europe Clamps Down
Cruise line stocks are falling sharply today as the number of Covid-19 cases climbs worldwide and as Europe clamps down on travel restrictions. Stock ar also under pressure because many cruise lines...
Saturday, October 17, 2020
COVID19: Malta Stops MSC Cruise Passengers From Disembarking
(Reuters) – Malta on Friday stopped passengers disembarking from the MSC Grandiosa cruise ship over a suspected case of COVID-19, Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli said. Although the cruise ship...
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
First Med Cruise Ship Departs Since COVID-19 Outbreak
Last week Italy’s government gave permission for cruise lines to resume operations and, on Sunday, MSC Grandiosa became the first cruise ship to sail the Mediterranean since the outbreak of...
Monday, January 20, 2020
MSC Returns to Chantiers de l’Atlantique for Two More LNG-Powered Cruise Ships
MSC Cruises hsa returned to the France’s Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard for two more LNG-powered cruise ships worth over 2 billion euros. The two parties on Monday announced that a...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Qatar Charters MSC Cruise Ships for 2022 FIFA World Cup
Qatar has signed an agreement with MSC Cruises to charter two cruise ships to operate as floating hotels for fans during the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Under the terms of...
Thursday, March 14, 2019
MSC Cruises Inks 2 Billion Euro Order for New Luxury Ships
MSC and Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri have announced the signing of the final contracts for the construction of four luxury cruise ships to join MSC Cruises fleet. All four vessels will...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
MSC Cruises Enters Ultra-Luxury Market with Four-Ship Order at Fincantieri
MSC Cruises on Thursday announced it will be entering the ultra-luxury cruise sector with an order for four more cruise ships from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. MSC Cruises says it has...
Friday, December 23, 2016
MSC Cruises Finalizes Two-Ship Construction Contract with STX France
STX France and MSC Cruises have announced they have finalized the contracts for two new 177,000-ton cruise ships for MSC. The two next-generation ships will be the largest ever built...
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
MSC Cruises Plans to Build World’s Largest LNG-Powered Cruise Ships for $4.5 Billion
Swiss-based MSC Cruises has revealed major plans to build up to four new LNG-powered cruise ships exceeding more than 200,000 gross tons. The announcement was made as the company, the largest...
Monday, February 1, 2016
Friday, March 20, 2015
Seventeen Cruise Ship Passengers Killed in Tunis Terrorist Attack – Update 2
Update 2: Costa Cruises has confirmed that five of its guests were also among those killed in yesterday’s terrorist attack in Tunis, Tunisia, bringing the total number of cruise passengers...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Ultra-Modern ‘MSC Seaside’ to Sail Out of Miami Starting 2017
MSC Cruises revealed Wednesday that the MSC Seaside, the first of the ultra-modern Seaside-class ships, will be the first ship in the MSC Cruises' fleet to be christened in the United States.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
MSC Magnifica to Receive New Rudders at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam
Since arriving at Damen’s shiprepair yard in Rotterdam on 20 October, work has been in progress around the clock on the 2010-built, 293 meter-long cruise ship MSC Magnifica. While berthed...
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Russia Signs Marine Terminal Agreement with MSC Cruises
By Shubin Aleksey Andreyevich While at the XIII International Investment Forum in Sochi last Friday, Nikolay Tsukanov, Governor of Kaliningrad region, Andrei Tarasenko, CEO of Rosmorport and MSC Cruises CEO Roberto...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Fincantieri Stretches First of Four MSC Cruise Ships – Photos
A new 24-meter midsection for the existing MSC Armonia cruise ship was inserted into place today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo, Sicily after the ship was cut in half as part of lengthening operation beginning earlier month.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
MSC Cruises Places 1.4 Billion Euro Order at Fincantieri
MSC Cruises has placed a landmark order at Fincantieri today to build two new state-of-the-art cruise ships at a price of 700 million euro each, plus an option for one...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Thursday, March 20, 2014
MSC Cruises Signs Letter of Intent to Build Largest Ships to Date
MSC Cruises on Thursday announced that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with STX France for the construction of two new cruise ships with an option for two more.
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