MSC to introduce new itinerary with Piraeus as homeport

MSC Lirica has always been a forerunner in MSC history, the first cruise ship of the fleet to sail an entire season in several areas in the world like Middle East, China and Caribbean. In 2021 Lirica will be another time the first. From May to October the ship will...

MSC Cargo becomes first major shipping line to use 30% biofuel blends

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is pleased to announce that the company has started to use biofuel in its vessels calling in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Following successful trials with biofuel blends earlier this year, MSC has decided to continue bunkering...

Samsung and MSC win Top Prize for industry-leading indoor LED project

Samsung Electronics and MSC Cruises were awarded for Best Overall Customer Experience from Daily DOOH, a leading industry publication, in recognition of their outstanding innovation in digital signage. Samsung provided interactive touchscreens, digital signage and...

MSC signs a long-term agreement for preferential berthing rights in Dubai

MSC Cruises has announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with DP World for preferential berthing rights at Mina Rashid Port in Dubai. Thanks to the additional volumes, the cruise line will further consolidate its position as the largest passenger cruise...

Ocean Cay finally receives the first cruise ship

With the arrival of MSC Divina this morning, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, MSC Cruises' private island in the Bahamas, is finally open for cruise ships and guests. After almost three years of work the island has been transformed from a former industrial sand...
Samsung and MSC win Top Prize for industry-leading indoor LED project

Samsung and MSC win Top Prize for industry-leading indoor LED project

Samsung Electronics and MSC Cruises were awarded for Best Overall Customer Experience from Daily DOOH, a leading industry publication, in recognition of their outstanding innovation in digital signage. Samsung provided interactive touchscreens, digital signage and...

MSC Virtuosa’s float-out in Saint-Nazaire

MSC Virtuosa’s float-out in Saint-Nazaire

Nine months after the Coin Ceremony, MSC Virtuosa has touched the water for the first time with the float-out ceremony in Saint-Nazaire. The float-out is a key milestone in the construction of a cruise ship, as it is the moment when the vessel is first touched by...

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 Cargo becomes first major shipping line to use 30% biofuel blends

MSC Cargo becomes first major shipping line to use 30% biofuel blends

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is pleased to announce that the company has started to use biofuel in its vessels calling in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Following successful trials with biofuel blends earlier this year, MSC has decided to continue bunkering...

MSC Cargo appoints Soren Toft as CEO

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 will not use the Northern Sea Route for container shipping

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....