MSC Cruises' newest ship Seashore sets sail on maiden voyage from Barcelona

   August 6, 2021 ,   Cruise Industry

On Friday, August 6, MSC Cruises' newest ship MSC Seashore is due to set sail on her maiden voyage from the port of Barcelona, Spain

The newbuild will depart Barcelona at ~6:30 p.m. with ~1200 crew members and ~3000 passengers onboard. Seashore will start her very first cruise with a 7-night western Mediterranean itinerary featuring Marseille (French Riviera), Genoa (Milan, Italy), Naples (Italy), Messina (Sicily Italy), and Valletta (Malta).

With max capacity 5877 passengers plus 1648 crew and LOA length 1112 ft (339 m), MSC Seashore is the biggest Italy-built cruise ship.

MSC Seashore cruise ship

After completing her Mediterranean season, Seashore will reposition to North America (for Transatlantic ship crossings see at and commence weekly sailings in November from PortMiami Florida to San Juan (Puerto Rico), Charlotte Amalie (St Thomas Island, USVI), Puerto Plata (Dominicana), and Ocean Cay (Bahamas).