Fincantieri and Chantiers de l’Atlantique reopen shipyards
April 30, 2020

​As MSC announced yesterday to further extend the halting of all its new cruise departures fleet-wide through to 10 July 2020 in light of the continued extraordinary circumstances the world is facing in connection with the COVID-19 virus global health emergency, major shipyards are starting to slowly open up again to continue work on cruise ships already under construction.

For what concerns MSC, Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy is resuming operations with limited number of workers. Currently at the plant is under construction the MSC Seashore, first Seaside EVO cruise ship due to be delivered next year.

Likewise Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France will be softly getting back to business. Currently at the plant is under construction MSC Virtuosa, second Meraviglia-plus ship at the stage of outfitting and due to be delivered in the late 2020 and MSC Europa, first natural gas (LNG)-powered cruise ships in the fleet.

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