MSC Cruises full fleet returns
MSC Cruises’ entire fleet of 19 ships is now back at sea
It follows MSC Musica’s return this week with a summer season from Monfalcone/Venice in Italy.
MSC Musica set sail for the first of 23 seven-night summer 2022 voyages to Katakolon in Greece, Crete and Santorini, plus Bari in Italy.
Antonio Paradiso, Managing Director UK and Ireland said, “It has been a challenge given the pandemic ashore but our health and safety protocols have put us in a position of strength and
MSC Grandiosa became the first ship of any major cruise line to return to sea in August 2020.
In 2021 it introduced two new vessels to its fleet, MSC Virtuosa and MSC Seashore.
MSC will welcome two more ships at the end of 2022 – MSC Seascape and its first liquefied natural gas-powered vessel, MSC World Europa.
MSC Cruises’ full fleet deployment for summer 2022 is:
West Mediterranean: MSC Meraviglia – homeport Barcelona; MSC Opera – homeport Genoa; MSC Orchestra – homeport Genoa; MSC Seaside – homeport Genoa; MSC Seaview – homeport Genoa; MSC Splendida – homeport Genoa.
East Mediterranean: MSC Armonia – homeport Venice/Marghera; MSC Fantasia – homeport Trieste; MSC Lirica – homeport Piraeus; MSC Musica – homeport Monfalcone/Venice; MSC Sinfonia – Venice/Marghera.
Northern Europe: MSC Grandiosa – homeport Kiel; MSC Magnifica – homeport Hamburg; MSC Poesia – homeport Warnemünde; MSC Preziosa – homeport Kiel; MSC Virtuosa – homeport Southampton.
North America: MSC Divina – homeport Port Canaveral; MSC Seashore – homeport Miami.
Middle East and from July, Far East: MSC Bellissima – homeports Dubai.