MSC and Chantiers de l’Atlantique celebrate MSC Europa Coin Ceremony

The traditional Coin Ceremony took place today at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France, when the keel was laid for MSC Cruises’ first liquified natural gas (LNG)-powered ship, MSC Europa. Zoe Africa Vago, daughter of Alexa Aponte-Vago and...

Building Paradise Island: Ocean Cay on National Geographic TV

From this month onwards, MSC will make a TV comeback with the premiere of the brand new show Building Paradise Island that will air across the world on National Geographic TV Channel. Have you ever wondered how a paradisiacal island comes together? This new three-part...

MSC postpones Virtuosa and Seashore debuts

The new MSC Virtuosa, second Meraviglia-Plus Class ship under construction in Saint-Nazaire, France was set to launch in October 2020 but now MSC and the Chantiers de l'Atlantique have agreed to postpone its delivery until March 2021 due the COVID-19 crisis. The...

MSC cancels some previously scheduled 2021 cruises

As the world continues to face the challenges of the pandemic and with significant travel restrictions still in place in many regions, yesterday MSC Cruises announced that it will further extend the temporary fleet-wide halt of its cruise operation through to 31 July...

MSC Foundation supporting the fight against COVID-19

In response to COVID-19 outbreak, and following last February's aid to China, the MSC Foundation continues to offer emergency support around the world with the donation of 120,000 medical masks and over 46 tons of perishable goods to China, Italy, Switzerland, France,...

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