Monday, July 26, 2021
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Cruise Ships

MSC Wants World’s First Hydrogen Cruise Ship

A study is being conducted by MSC to find out if it is possible to build the world’s first hydrogen-powered cruise ship.

July 26, 2021
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Monday, October 26, 2020
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Cruise Ships

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...

October 26, 2020
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Saturday, October 17, 2020
MSC Grandiosa in Port
Cruise Ships

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...

October 17, 2020
Total Views: 111

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
MSC Grandiosa in Port
Cruise Ships

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...

August 18, 2020
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Monday, January 20, 2020
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Maritime News

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...

January 20, 2020
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Maritime News

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...

November 19, 2019
Total Views: 86

Thursday, March 14, 2019
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Maritime News

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...

March 14, 2019
Total Views: 21

Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Maritime News

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...

October 18, 2018
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Friday, December 23, 2016
Maritime News

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...

December 23, 2016
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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...

April 6, 2016
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Monday, February 1, 2016
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MSC Confirms 4 Ship Order from STX France

SAINT-NAZAIRE, France, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Cruise ship company MSC Cruises on Monday confirmed orders for four ships in a 3-billion-euro ($3.26 billion) deal that will secure thousands of jobs...

February 1, 2016
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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...

March 20, 2015
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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.

March 18, 2015
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Engineering News

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...

October 28, 2014
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Sunday, September 21, 2014
Maritime News

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...

September 21, 2014
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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.

September 10, 2014
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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Engineering News

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...

May 22, 2014
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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

WATCH: Cruise Ship Gives Best Sail-By Salute Ever

The 90,000-ton MSC Magnifica was in Germany this past weekend for the 825th Hamburg Port Anniversary celebrations and saluted the crowd by playing a horn-rendition of the White Stripes song, Seven Nation Army.

May 14, 2014
Total Views: 481

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.

March 20, 2014
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