MSC Poesia

MSC Poesia current position

MSC Poesia current location is at East Mediterranean (coordinates 37.06136 N / 15.28665 E) cruising en route to SIRACUSA. The AIS position was reported 14 minutes ago.

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Specifications of MSC Poesia

Year built2008  /  Age: 13
Flag state Panama
BuilderChantiers de l’Atlantique (Saint-Nazaire, STX France)
ClassMusica
Building costUSD 360 million
OwnerMediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
OperatorMSC Cruises
Speed23 kn / 43 kph / 26 mph
Length (LOA)294 m / 965 ft
Beam (width)32 m / 105 ft
Gross Tonnage92627 gt
Passengers2550 - 3060
Crew1039
Passengers-to-space ratio30
Decks16
Cabins1275
Decks with cabins8
Last Refurbishment2018
Christened bySophia Loren
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MSC Poesia Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2021 May 02 4 days, one-way from Venice to Piraeus Venice $799
2021 May 02 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $469
2021 May 03 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $469
2021 May 06 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $589
2021 May 09 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $549
2021 May 10 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $549
2021 May 13 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $549
2021 May 16 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $639
2021 May 17 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $599
2021 May 20 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $599
2021 May 23 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $599
2021 May 24 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $599
2021 May 27 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $629
2021 May 30 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $629
2021 May 31 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $629
2021 Jun 03 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $669
2021 Jun 06 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $669
2021 Jun 07 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $669
2021 Jun 10 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $669
2021 Jun 13 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $669
2021 Jun 14 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $669
2021 Jun 17 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $669
2021 Jun 20 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $669
2021 Jun 21 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $669
2021 Jun 24 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $719
2021 Jun 27 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $719
2021 Jun 28 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $719
2021 Jul 01 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $719
2021 Jul 04 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $719
2021 Jul 05 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $719
2021 Jul 08 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $799
2021 Jul 11 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $799
2021 Jul 12 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $799
2021 Jul 15 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $799
2021 Jul 18 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $799
2021 Jul 19 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $799
2021 Jul 22 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $799
2021 Jul 25 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $799
2021 Jul 26 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $799
2021 Jul 29 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $879
2021 Aug 01 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $879
2021 Aug 02 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $879
2021 Aug 05 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $879
2021 Aug 08 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $879
2021 Aug 09 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $879
2021 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $799
2021 Aug 15 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $799
2021 Aug 16 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $799
2021 Aug 19 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $719
2021 Aug 22 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $719
2021 Aug 23 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $719
2021 Aug 26 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $669
2021 Aug 29 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $669
2021 Aug 30 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $669
2021 Sep 02 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $629
2021 Sep 05 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $629
2021 Sep 06 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $629
2021 Sep 09 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $629
2021 Sep 12 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $629
2021 Sep 13 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $629
2021 Sep 16 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $629
2021 Sep 19 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $629
2021 Sep 20 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $629
2021 Sep 23 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $549
2021 Sep 26 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $549
2021 Sep 27 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $549
2021 Sep 30 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $449
2021 Oct 03 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $449
2021 Oct 04 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $449
2021 Oct 07 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $449
2021 Oct 10 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $449
2021 Oct 11 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $449
2021 Oct 14 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $819
2021 Oct 17 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice $449
2021 Oct 18 6 days, one-way from Bari to Venice Bari $1179
2021 Oct 28 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Civitavecchia $829
2021 Oct 29 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $829
2021 Oct 29 7 days, one-way from Genoa to Piraeus Genoa $479
2021 Nov 03 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $759
2021 Nov 05 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Piraeus $759
2021 Nov 08 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Civitavecchia $759
2021 Nov 09 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $759
2021 Nov 14 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $739
2021 Nov 19 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Civitavecchia $739
2021 Nov 20 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $739
2021 Nov 27 4 days, one-way from Piraeus to Genoa Piraeus $368
2021 Dec 21 4 days, one-way from Genoa to Civitavecchia Genoa $369
2021 Dec 21 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $599
2021 Dec 22 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $599
2021 Dec 23 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona $599
2021 Dec 25 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Civitavecchia $1389
2021 Dec 26 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $1299
2021 Dec 27 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $1299
2021 Dec 28 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona $1299
2022 Jan 04 73 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Sydney Civitavecchia $9649
2022 Jan 04 116 days, round-trip World Cruise Civitavecchia $15549
2022 Jan 05 128 days, one-way from Genoa to Warnemunde-Rostock Genoa $18449
2022 Jan 05 127 days, one-way from Genoa to Copenhagen Genoa $18299
2022 Jan 05 116 days, round-trip World Cruise Genoa $15549
2022 Jan 05 124 days, one-way from Genoa to Southampton Genoa $16649
2022 Jan 06 116 days, round-trip World Cruise Marseille $15549
2022 Jan 07 122 days, one-way from Barcelona to Southampton Barcelona $16349
2022 Jan 07 125 days, one-way from Barcelona to Copenhagen Barcelona $17999
2022 Jan 07 126 days, one-way from Barcelona to Warnemunde-Rostock Barcelona $18149
2022 Jan 07 116 days, round-trip World Cruise Barcelona $15549
2022 Feb 10 80 days, one-way from Valparaiso to Genoa Valparaiso $11499
2022 Feb 10 79 days, one-way from Valparaiso to Civitavecchia Valparaiso $10749
2022 Feb 10 36 days, one-way from Valparaiso to Sydney Valparaiso $4849
2022 Mar 18 43 days, one-way from Sydney to Civitavecchia Sydney $5899
2022 Mar 18 44 days, one-way from Sydney to Genoa Sydney $7299
2023 Jan 04 118 days, round-trip World Cruise Civitavecchia $15750
2023 Jan 05 118 days, round-trip World Cruise Genoa $15750
2023 Jan 06 118 days, round-trip World Cruise Marseille $15750
2023 Jan 07 118 days, round-trip World Cruise Barcelona $15750

MSC Poesia Review

Review of MSC Poesia

Launched in 2008, MSC Poesia is the third of MSC Cruises Musica-class ships, together with Musica, Orchestra and Magnifica.

History - construction and ownership

MSC Cruises (MSC Crociere) is a passenger shipping company headquartered in Genoa and Naples. It was established in 1960. Today, MSC Crociere is a subsidiary of MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) - world's 2nd largest containership company. MSC Crociere is the world's largest privately-owned cruise company. By annual passenger shipping volumes, MSC is ranked world's 4th largest cruise company (after Carnival Corporation, RCCL-Royal Caribbean and NCL-Norwegian) with over 5% global market share.

MSC Poesia cruise ship

The 92,627-ton, 3,013-passenger cruise ship MSC Poesia features joyful decor, including staircases with brass handrails, a waterfall in the atrium, kitchen marbled countertops, twinkling lights on movie ceiling. For kids entertainment, there is a dinosaur-themed children area (with the Stone Age theme).

Cruise itinerary program

MSC Poesia itinerary program is based on South America cruises from Santos, and on Eastern Mediterranean voyages leaving from Venice, Italy to Greece and Turkey. The Poesia ship operates cheap Transatlantic repositioning crossings between South America and Europe.

Cabins

MSC Poesia has a total of 1275 cabins (of which 18 Suites, 809 Balcony, 275 Inside rooms) in 8 grades. Most MSC Poesia staterooms are 160-190-sq. foot Balcony rooms. The largest aboard MSC Poesia is the Suite (270 ft2).

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

MSC Cruises Poesia ship provides two dining rooms. Bars large selection is also available. One is Grappe d'Or, where passengers can enjoy awesome wine drinks and different cheese kinds, accompanied by live music. Wine tasting is available at the Mojito bar.

MSC Poesia cruise ship

Follows the complete list of MSC Poesia restaurants and food bars.

  • Le Fontane Restaurant (720-seat Dining Room, offers different Italian traditional meals and wines; open for Breakfast 7:00-9:30 a.m., Lunch 12:00-2:00 p.m., and Dinner with 2 fixed seatings at 7:00 and 9:30 p.m.; with 7-course dinner menu; also features vegan and vegetarian meals)
  • Il Palladio Restaurant (714-seat Main Dining Room, with 2 fixed dinner seatings; dinner-only)
  • Kaito Restaurant (54-seat Asian speciality restaurant; open for Lunch and Dinner)
  • Villa Pompeiana Restaurant (472-seat, self-service buffet and pizzeria; offers Afternoon and occasional midnight buffet)
  • Onboard Pizzeria (inside Villa Pompeiana, surcharge)
  • L’Obelisco Restaurant (250-seat, inside Villa Pompeiana, steaks and seafood speciality restaurant).

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

Multilingual entertainment is provided in Teatro Carlo Felice. MSC Poesia also features a casino, cinema, huge Spa complex, library. Not to forget sports – visit the fully equipped fitness centre, the two pools and four jacuzzis, plus sauna. Last but not less important venues are the S32 Disco, Le Moulin Rouge Show Lounge, Internet cafe and virtual reality centre.

Additional amenities include complimentary 24-Hour Room-Service, Supervised Children Program, Internet/WiFi Access, Laundry.

MSC Poesia cruise ship

Follows the complete list of MSC Poesia lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens and adults.

  • Poesia Atrium (3-deck high central ship area with live entertainment)
  • La Rendez-Vous Bar (142-seat Atrium Lobby; speciality coffee offered)
  • Cybercafe (Internet computers room)
  • Teatro Carlo Felice Theater (1240-seat, 2-level; features grand-style show productions and classical concerts, with 2 shows per night - at 8:00 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.)
  • The Zebra Lounge and Bar (439-seat lounge with full bar and dance floor; hosts shows, bingo, trivia quizzes, aerobic classes)
  • Bar Dei Poeti Cafe (220-seat speciality coffees bar)
  • Bar Smeraldo (45-seat); Giada Bar (45-seat cocktail bar)
  • Casino Royal (222-seat, smoking allowed area, own full bar)
  • Card Room; Library (card and board games)
  • Il Grappolo d’Oro (120-seat wine bar)
  • The Hitchcock Lounge (32-seat smoking room with full bar)
  • Pigalle Lounge and Bar (330-seat show lounge with full bar, karaoke, dance competitions, game shows, cooking demonstrations, occasional midnight buffets)
  • Duty-Free Shop; MSC Logo Shop; Accessories Shop; L’Angolo Dei Poeti; Place Vendome Boutique; Lo Smeraldo; Le Parfum; Photo Gallery and Shop
  • Via Delle Arti (Art gallery)
  • MSC Poesia Aurea Spa and Fitness (1160 m2 complex, with Sauna, Relaxation Room, Treatment Rooms, Thalassotherapy hot tubs, 2 Whirlpools, Aerobics Studio/Yoga classes, Beauty Salon, Spa Bar)
  • Fitness (complimentary Gym, fitness classes at a surcharge)
  • Coral Bay Pool (salt water pool with two Whirlpools, served by Pirana Bar)
  • Cayo Levantado Pool (outdoor pool with two Whirlpools, served by Mojito Bar)
  • S32 Disco and Nightclub (a 172-seat club with dance floor, bowling lanes; dance classes; during the day serves as a teen club)
  • Teen Club (13–17 aged lounge)
  • I Dinosauri (kids area); Children’s Indoor/Outdoor Playrooms
  • Video Games Arcade; Shuffleboard; Deck Quoits; 5-hole Mini Golf Course
  • Solarium (adults-only area with 2 Whirlpools)
  • LED Wall (outdoor screen for virtual games)
  • Sports Center (combined sports court for volleyball, basketball, tennis)
  • Power Walking/Jogging Track.

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Poesia is MSC's 3rd Musica-class liner (Inaugural cruise April 19, 2008), with sisterships Magnifica, Musica, Orchestra. Poesia was the 1st MSC liner christened outside Italy (in Dover England, on April 5, 2008).

MSC World Cruise 2023

On November 9, 2020, MSC Cruises opened bookings for Poesia's "MSC World Cruise 2023". Signature destinations include Transatlantic crossing (visiting Madeira), Caribbean, Panama Canal and Suez Canal (full transits), Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico Riviera (Cabo, Vallarta), USA (San Diego, San Francisco, Hawaii), Maui, Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand (Auckland), Australia (Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns), Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Japan, China (Shanghai, Hong Kong, Shenzhen), Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Oman, Jordan, UAE (Dubai), Greece (Heraklion Crete).

The 119-day / 118-night voyage departs on January 5, 2023, roundtrip from Genoa Italy (ends on May 3). Optional embarkation-debarkation (roundtrip) is also offered from Civitavecchia Italy (Jan 4), Marseille France (Jan 6) and Barcelona Spain (Jan 7). The itinerary features ~30,000 NM (34530 mi / 55,560 km) of cruising, crossing 24 time zones, 53 ports/destinations (including 7 port overnights) in 33 countries (6 continents).

118-day "World Cruise 2023" roundtrip from Rome-Civitavecchia

Date / TimePort
04 Jan 20:00Departing from Civitavecchia-Rome, Italy
05 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Genoa-Milan, Italy
06 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Marseille, France
07 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Barcelona, Spain
10 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal
16 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Bridgetown, Barbados
17 Jan 08:00 - 18:00St Georges, Grenada
19 Jan 07:00 - 16:00Willemstad, Curacao Island, Dutch Antilles
20 Jan 09:00 - 18:00Santa Marta, Colombia
21 Jan 07:00 - 19:00Cartagena, Colombia
23 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
24 Jan 06:00 - 06:00Panama Canal
26 Jan 07:00 - 17:00Puerto Caldera-Puntarenas, Costa Rica
27 Jan 09:00 - 18:00Corinto, Nicaragua
28 Jan 09:00 - 19:00Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
31 Jan 07:00 - 16:00Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
01 Feb 09:00 - 16:00Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Mexico
03 Feb 09:00 - 20:00San Diego, California
05 Feb 07:00 - 06 Feb 18:00 (overnight)San Francisco, California
11 Feb 08:00 - 23:55Kahului, Maui Island, Hawaii
12 Feb 07:00 - 17:00Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaii
18 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Apia, Upolu Island, Samoa
20 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Suva, Fiji
23 Feb 07:00 - 16:00Auckland, New Zealand
26 Feb 09:00 - 27 Feb 19:00 (overnight)Sydney, NSW Australia
01 Mar 07:00 - 14:00Brisbane, Queensland Australia
03 Mar 10:00 - 18:00Cairns, Queensland Australia
05 Mar 09:00 - 19:00Alotau, Papua New Guinea
06 Mar 09:00 - 16:00Kiriwina Island, Trobriand, Papua New Guinea
07 Mar 09:00 - 18:00Rabaul, New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea
12 Mar 12:00 - 13 Mar 18:00 (overnight)Manila, Luzon Island, Philippines
15 Mar 09:00 - 18:00Keelung-Taipei, Taiwan
16 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Ishigaki Island, Sakishima, Japan
17 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Naha, Japan
19 Mar 08:00 - 20 Mar 16:00 (overnight)Kobe, Japan
21 Mar 09:00 - 16:00Shimizu, Japan
22 Mar 08:00 - 23 Mar 18:00 (overnight)Tokyo, Japan
25 Mar 09:00 - 18:00Nagasaki, Japan
26 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Busan, South Korea
28 Mar 07:00 - 29 Mar 21:00 (overnight)Shanghai, China
01 Apr 08:00 - 22:00Hong Kong, China
02 Apr 07:00 - 19:00Shenzhen, China
04 Apr 07:00 - 16:00Da Nang-Hue, Vietnam
05 Apr 08:00 - 14:00Nha Trang, Vietnam
07 Apr 09:00 - 19:00Singapore
08 Apr 09:00 - 18:00Klang-Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
09 Apr 09:00 - 18:00Georgetown, Pulau Penang Island, Malaysia
13 Apr 07:00 - 16:00Colombo, Sri Lanka
17 Apr 17:00 - 18 Apr 18:00 (overnight)Dubai, UAE
19 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Khasab-Musandam, Oman
20 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Muscat, Oman
26 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Aqaba-Petra, Jordan
27 Apr 17:00 - 28 Apr 17:00 (overnight transit)Suez Canal, Egypt
30 Apr 08:00 - 16:00Heraklion, Crete Greece
02 May 09:00Arriving in Civitavecchia-Rome, Italy

A total of 15 complimentary shore excursions/city tours were offered - in Funchal-Madeira, Cartagena Colombia, Puntarenas Costa Rica, San Diego (Harbor Cruise), San Francisco (city tour), Honolulu, Auckland NZ, Sydney NSW, Manila Philippines, Tokyo Japan, Busan Korea, Shanghai, DaNang Vietnam, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Dubai.

A price-inclusive amenity for all Bella and Fantastica staterooms included the "MSC Dine and Drink Package" - all beverages (during lunches and dinners) in Main Dining Rooms and the Lido Buffet. Drinks include wines by the glass, draught beers, mineral water, fountain drinks (soda and fruit juices by the glass). All bookings also received 30% discount on all laundry services.

MSC World Cruise 2022

Following the cancellation of the planned for 2021 world voyage, MSC planned for Poesia the 117-day / 116-night "World Cruise 2022" roundtrip from Genoa. Like all MSC World Cruises, optional roundtrips are offered from Civitavecchia-Rome, Marseille and Barcelona.

Date / TimePort
05 Jan 17:00Departing from Genoa-Milan, Italy
06 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Marseille, France
07 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Barcelona, Spain
09 Jan 12:00 - 19:00Lisbon, Portugal
11 Jan 08:00 - 17:00Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal
14 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Mindelo, Sao Vicente Island, Cape Verde
19 Jan 08:00 - 17:00Salvador de Bahia, Brazil
21 Jan 08:00 - 22 Jan 18:00 (overnight)Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25 Jan 08:00 - 26 Jan 17:00 (overnight)Buenos Aires, Argentina
27 Jan 08:00 - 17:00Montevideo, Uruguay
29 Jan 09:00 - 19:00Puerto Madryn, Argentina
01 Feb 08:00 - 02 Feb 18:00 (overnight)Ushuaia, Argentina
04 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Punta Arenas, Chile Antarctica
07 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Puerto Montt, Chile
09 Feb 08:00 - 10 Feb 18:00 (overnight)Valparaiso-Santiago, Chile
13 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Arica, Chile
15 Feb 08:00 - 16 Feb 18:00 (overnight)Callao-Lima, Peru
21 Feb 08:00 - 20:00Easter Island, Hanga Roa, Chile
27 Feb 08:00 - 28 Feb 18:00 (overnight)Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia
02 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Rarotonga Island, Cook Islands NZ
03 Mar 08:00 - 17:00Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands NZ
08 Mar 09:00 - 21:00Auckland, New Zealand
09 Mar 08:00 - 18:30Tauranga, Rotorua, New Zealand
10 Mar 10:00 - 17:00Napier, New Zealand
11 Mar 07:00 - 14:00Wellington, New Zealand
12 Mar 15:00 - 15:00Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
15 Mar 07:00 - 19:00Hobart, Tasmania Australia
17 Mar 08:00 - 18 Mar 18:00 (overnight)Sydney, NSW Australia
21 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Mare Island, Tadine, New Caledonia
22 Mar 07:00 - 18:00Lifou Island, New Caledonia
23 Mar 07:00 - 17:00Port Vila, Efate Island, Vanuatu
26 Mar 08:00 - 19:00Alotau, Papua New Guinea
28 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Cairns, Queensland Australia
31 Mar 08:00 - 19:00Darwin, NT Australia
03 Apr 08:00 - 20:00Lembar, Lombok Indonesia
04 Apr 08:00 - 05 Apr 18:00 (overnight)Benoa, Bali Indonesia
08 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Singapore
09 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Klang-Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
13 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Colombo, Sri Lanka
16 Apr 08:00 - 17 Apr 18:00 (overnight)Mumbai-Bombay, India
20 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Salalah, Oman
25 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Aqaba-Petra, Jordan
26 Apr 17:00 - 27 Apr 17:00 (overnight)Suez Canal, Egypt
30 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Civitavecchia-Rome, Italy
01 May 08:00Arriving in Genoa-Milan, Italy

Prices started from ~USD 15550 per person (with double occupancy).

A total of 15 complimentary shore excursions/city tours were offered - in Funchal-Madeira, Salvador Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Valparaiso Chile, Arica Chile, Auckland NZ, Hobart Tasmania, Sydney NSW, Darwin NT, Benoa Bali, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Colombo Sri Lanka, Mumbai India.

 

MSC World Cruise 2021 (CANCELLED)

In early-December 2018, MSC Cruises unveiled an epic Around The World voyage on MSC Poesia. Destinations included the Caribbean, South America, USA, Australia, New Zealand, East Asia (Japan, China) and Europe. The 119-day itinerary was planned to visit 53 ports/destinations in 33 different countries.

  • "MSC World Cruise 2021" had to depart on January 5, 2021, roundtrip from Genoa and Civitavecchia-Rome.
  • The first leg included Marseille, Barcelona, westbound Transatlantic crossing to the Caribbean, Panama Canal transition, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, San Francisco CA.
  • The second leg (from San Francisco) visited Maui and Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji, Auckland NZ, Sydney NSW, Cairns QLD, Great Barrier Reef, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Japan (during the cherry blossom season).
  • After Kyoto, Tokyo, and Shanghai, the third leg visited Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Dubai, Oman, Jordan, followed Suez Canal transition back to Europe (Mediterranean).

The cheapest cruise fares started from GBP 11,600 per person (twin-share inside cabin rates). The price included 15 shore excursions plus a drink package with alcohol included at all mealtimes.

However, due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis (international travel restrictions, country lockdowns, port closures), MSC Poesia's World Voyage 2021 was eventually cancelled.

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