MSC Cargo appoints Soren Toft as CEO

Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in transportation and logistics, is pleased to announce that Soren Toft will join as Chief Executive Officer. As the world of shipping continues to evolve through great challenges such as digitalisation and the...

MSC to charter Europa and Poesia during Qatar 2022

​Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has signed an agreement with MSC Cruises to charter MSC Europa and MSC Poesia to accommodate fans during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The ships, which feature a combined capacity of 4,000 cabins, will act as...

MSC Lirica’s unscheduled call revives Istanbul cruise port

There was enthusiasm among citizens, authorities and also cruise passengers yesterday morning in Istanbul, when MSC Cruises' MSC Lirica made an unscheduled call in town as she was diverted from Haifa, Israel for security reasons.Savaş Ercan, Sarayburnu Port General...

Durban celebrates MSC Orchestra’s maiden call

The port of Durban, South Africa, celebrates today the first arrival of MSC Orchestra, the second Musica-Class cruise ship to reach the Country. MSC Orchestra left Genoa, Italy, almost a month ago for her Grand Voyage. The cruise included the famous Suez Canal...

MSC will not use the Northern Sea Route for container shipping

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in transportation and logistics, has decided not to use the Arctic as a new short cut between northern Europe and Asia and will instead focus on improving environmental performance on existing global trade routes....
MSC to become first fully carbon neutral major cruise line

MSC to become first fully carbon neutral major cruise line

On the occasion of the celebrations held in Hamburg, Germany for the coming into service of the new flagship MSC Grandiosa, MSC Cruises announces its commitment to become the world’s first fully carbon neutral major global cruise line. Pierfrancesco Vago, MSC Cruises...

MSC Grandiosa was officially christened in Hamburg

MSC Grandiosa was officially christened in Hamburg

MSC Cruises today christens MSC Grandiosa, its newest, most environmentally-advanced flagship, in the city of Hamburg on the fourth and final night of celebrations in the Blue Port. Part of the cruise line’s largest and longest christening event ever, this part of MSC...

MSC takes delivery of MSC Grandiosa from Chantiers de l’Atlantique

MSC takes delivery of MSC Grandiosa from Chantiers de l’Atlantique

MSC Cruises today took delivery of MSC Grandiosa (here is our preview from on board the ship) from Chantiers de l’Atlantique, one of the world leaders in cruise ship construction. The delivery ceremony of MSC Cruises’ newest flagship and one of the most...

World Class will be equipped with new fuel cell technology

World Class will be equipped with new fuel cell technology

MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l'Atlantique have unveiled a ground-breaking R&D project named PACBOAT that focuses on the integration of a new fuel cell technology demonstrator onboard the LNG-powered MSC Cruises ship MSC Europa. This demonstrator will produce...

First World Class ship will be named MSC Europa

First World Class ship will be named MSC Europa

During the Steel Cutting Ceremony MSC Executive President Pierfrancesco Vago revealed that the first of MSC Cruises World Class mega-ship will be named MSC EUROPA. With 205.700 gross tonnage, 333.3 metres of length and 47 of width, 2.760 cabins and 6.761 passengers...

MSC unveils the new PortMiami highly-innovative cruise terminal

MSC unveils the new PortMiami highly-innovative cruise terminal

MSC Cruises announced today details of a new highly-innovative cruise terminal at PortMiami that will support its expanding presence in North America and in the Caribbean in particular. As per the terms of the agreement which we anticipated some months ago, which has...