MSC Joins Ultra-Luxury Segment Via 4 Newbuilds

By ,   October 18, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

MSC Cruises and Fincantieri announced the signing of a MOA (memorandum of agreement) for the construction of 4 ultra-luxury cruise liners for a total value exceeding EUR 2 billion.

The newbuilds, the first of which is scheduled for delivery in Spring 2023, will feature gross tonnage (GT) of approximately 64,000 GRT and 500 cabins.

The remaining 3 ships are due to come into service one per year over the next 3 years.

MSC Cruises new ships

The cruise ships will boast, amongst other, the latest and best environmental technology and cutting-edge maritime solutions. They will showcase highly-innovative design and introduce ground-breaking options for passenger comfort and relax.