MSC Cruises officially names newest flagship Euribia in Copenhagen (Denmark)

   June 9, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

On Thursday, June 8th, MSC Cruises officially named its highly anticipated new flagship - MSC Euribia, which boasts the most energy-efficient cruise ship design ever.

The celebratory chrustening was held dockside at Port Copenhagen (Denmark), and was hosted by Sarah Grunewald, a well-known Danish TV personality, actress, and model.

Euribia is the second LNG-powered ship in the MSC fleet and incorporates a range of cutting-edge environmental technologies, including advanced wastewater treatment and waste management systems. Additionally, the vessel has been designed to easily incorporate future sustainable innovations, such as carbon-neutral synthetic fuels and other alternatives, as soon as they become widely accessible.

During the maiden voyage from Saint-Nazaire (France) to Copenhagen, MSC Euribia achieved net zero greenhouse gas emissions by utilizing bio-LNG and applying a mass balance approach.

Euribia's naming ceremony was attended by distinguished guests from around the world, key travel partners, international media, as well as the top management from MSC Cruises and its parent company MSC Group.

Sophia Loren, MSC fleet's godmother, officially named the ship, continuing her longstanding relationship with the company.

The event featured live entertainment, speeches, and the customary maritime tradition of breaking a champagne bottle over the hull's bow by cutting a ribbon. Guests were treated to a gourmet gala dinner and unforgettable performances, including a spectacular DJ set by Bob Sinclar, a renowned French DJ and record producer, who closed the evening.

Starting this summer, MSC Euribia will be deployed in Northern Europe offering 7-night roundtrips from Kiel Germany and Copenhagen to the Norwegian Fjords, including destinations such as Geiranger, Alesund, and Flam.