Tech: the Deck Department hierarchy

Seafaring is a tradition that encompasses a variety of professions and ranks. The ship hierarchy ensures smooth coordination of on board operations and promotes proper management strategies. In general, the ranking system on cruise ship is mainly divided into...

MSC extends Voyagers Club member benefit by a year

Starting from today MSC Voyager Club members are receinving an e-mail with a message from Gianni Onorato, CEO of MSC Cruises, that communicates the extension of members benefit by a year due to the current situation. Two weeks ago MSC decided to temporary suspend all...

GNV ferry becomes a floating hospital in Genoa

Starting from today the ferry Splendid, owned by GNV, MSC Group's Italian ferry brand, is able to enter in service as a modern and equipped floating hospital anchored in the port of Genoa, capable of welcoming patients and offering essential services and interventions...

MSC Cruises suspends operations

In light of the extraordinary circumstances the world is currently facing in connection with the COVID-19 virus, MSC Cruises has taken the difficult decision to temporary stop all cruise operations. MSC has already also halted ship operations across all areas...

MSC chooses composers theme for MSC Virtuosa’s decks

In less than eight months the new MSC Cruises’ flagship MSC Virtuosa will officially enter in service. MSC Virtuosa, currently under construction at Chantier de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, France, is the fourth ship of the innovative Meraviglia generation and the...

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