MSC Poesia

MSC Poesia Review and Specifications

Specifications of MSC Poesia

Year built2008  /  Age : 10
Flag state Panama
BuilderChantiers de l’Atlantique (Saint-Nazaire, STX France)
ClassMusica
Building costUSD 360 million
OwnerMediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
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

Current itinerary of MSC Poesia

MSC Poesia current cruise is 7 days, round-trip South America. The itinerary starts on 09 Dec, 2018 and ends on 16 Dec, 2018.

Date / TimePort
09 Dec 17:00      Departing from Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil   
11 Dec 12:00 - 19:00     Punta del Este, Uruguay   
12 Dec 09:00 - 13 Dec 17:00     Buenos Aires, Argentina   
14 Dec 07:00 - 13:00     Montevideo, Uruguay   
16 Dec 09:00      Arriving in Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil   

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 are the Suites (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 with 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 9:30p.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 specialty 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 specialty 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 center, 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 center.

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; specialty 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 specialty 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 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 (172-seat club with dance floor, bowling lanes; dance classes; during the day serves as 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)
  • Sport Center (combined sports court for volleyball, basketball, tennis)
  • Power Walking/Jogging Track.

MSC Poesia wiki

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

MSC World Cruise 2021

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

  • The world cruise departs January 5 (2021) roundtrip from Genoa and Rome, continues to Marseille and Barcelona, follows westbound Transatlantic crossing to Caribbean, then through Panama Canal to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, and the first leg ends in San Francisco CA.
  • The second leg starts ffrom San Francisco and visits Maui and Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji, Auckland NZ, Sydney NSW, Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, arriving in Japan during the cherry blossom season.
  • After Kyoto, Tokyo and Shanghai, the third leg also visits Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Dubai, Oman and Jordan, with Suez Canal crossing 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.

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MSC Poesia Itineraries

The below listed MSC Poesia cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest MSC Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2018 Nov 12 1 day, one-way from Marseille to Genoa Marseille
2018 Nov 13 19 days, one-way from Genoa to Santos Genoa
2018 Nov 13 18 days, one-way from Genoa to Rio de Janeiro Genoa
2018 Nov 18 14 days, one-way from Valencia to Santos Valencia
2018 Nov 18 13 days, one-way from Valencia to Rio de Janeiro Valencia
2018 Nov 18 10 days, one-way from Valencia to Salvador de Bahia Valencia
2018 Nov 28 4 days, one-way from Salvador de Bahia to Santos Salvador de Bahia
2018 Dec 02 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2018 Dec 05 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2018 Dec 09 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2018 Dec 12 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2018 Dec 16 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2018 Dec 19 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2018 Dec 23 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2018 Dec 26 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2018 Dec 30 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2019 Jan 02 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2019 Jan 06 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2019 Jan 09 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2019 Jan 13 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2019 Jan 20 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2019 Jan 23 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2019 Jan 27 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2019 Jan 30 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2019 Feb 03 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2019 Feb 06 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2019 Feb 10 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2019 Feb 13 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2019 Feb 17 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2019 Feb 20 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2019 Feb 24 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2019 Feb 27 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2019 Mar 03 7 days, round-trip South America Santos
2019 Mar 06 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2019 Mar 10 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2019 Mar 10 3 days, one-way from Santos to Buenos Aires Santos
2019 Mar 13 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2019 Mar 17 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2019 Mar 17 3 days, one-way from Santos to Buenos Aires Santos
2019 Mar 20 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2019 Mar 24 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2019 Mar 24 3 days, one-way from Santos to Buenos Aires Santos
2019 Mar 27 4 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Santos Buenos Aires
2019 Mar 31 19 days, one-way from Santos to Warnemunde-Rostock Santos
2019 Mar 31 18 days, one-way from Santos to Copenhagen Santos
2019 Apr 01 18 days, one-way from Rio de Janeiro to Warnemunde-Rostock Rio de Janeiro
2019 Apr 04 15 days, one-way from Salvador de Bahia to Warnemunde-Rostock Salvador de Bahia
2019 Apr 18 15 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Apr 19 4 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Apr 23 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Apr 23 10 days, one-way from Warnemunde-Rostock to Copenhagen Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Apr 26 8 days, one-way from Riga to Warnemunde-Rostock Riga
2019 May 03 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 May 04 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 May 14 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 May 15 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 May 25 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 May 25 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 May 26 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 May 26 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jun 01 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jun 01 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jun 02 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jun 02 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jun 08 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jun 08 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jun 09 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jun 09 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jun 15 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jun 15 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jun 16 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jun 16 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jun 22 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jun 22 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jun 23 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jun 23 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jun 29 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jun 29 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jun 30 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jun 30 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jul 06 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jul 06 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jul 07 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jul 07 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jul 13 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jul 13 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jul 14 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jul 14 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jul 20 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jul 20 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jul 21 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jul 21 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jul 27 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jul 27 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Jul 28 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Jul 28 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Aug 03 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Aug 03 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Aug 04 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Aug 04 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Aug 10 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Aug 10 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Aug 11 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Aug 11 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Aug 17 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Aug 17 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Aug 18 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Aug 18 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Aug 24 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Aug 24 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Aug 25 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Aug 25 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Aug 31 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Sep 01 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Sep 07 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen
2019 Sep 08 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Sep 11 8 days, one-way from Riga to Warnemunde-Rostock Riga
2019 Sep 18 12 days, one-way from Copenhagen to Marseille Copenhagen
2019 Sep 18 11 days, one-way from Copenhagen to Genoa Copenhagen
2019 Sep 19 10 days, one-way from Warnemunde-Rostock to Genoa Warnemunde-Rostock
2019 Sep 29 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa
2019 Sep 29 11 days, one-way from Genoa to Civitavecchia Genoa
2019 Sep 29 2 days, one-way from Genoa to Barcelona Genoa
2019 Sep 29 1 day, one-way from Genoa to Marseille Genoa
2019 Sep 30 13 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille
2019 Oct 01 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona
2019 Oct 10 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Civitavecchia
2019 Oct 11 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa
2019 Oct 12 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona
2019 Oct 13 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille
2019 Oct 21 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Civitavecchia
2019 Oct 22 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa
2019 Oct 23 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille
2019 Oct 24 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona
2019 Nov 02 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Civitavecchia
2019 Nov 03 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa
2019 Nov 04 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille
2019 Nov 05 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona
2019 Nov 13 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Civitavecchia
2019 Nov 14 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa
2019 Nov 26 19 days, one-way from Genoa to Santos Genoa
2019 Nov 26 18 days, one-way from Genoa to Rio de Janeiro Genoa
2019 Nov 27 18 days, one-way from Marseille to Santos Marseille
2019 Nov 28 17 days, one-way from Barcelona to Santos Barcelona
2019 Dec 15 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2019 Dec 22 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2019 Dec 29 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Jan 05 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Jan 12 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Jan 19 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Jan 26 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Feb 02 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Feb 09 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Feb 16 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Feb 23 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Mar 01 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Mar 08 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Mar 15 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Mar 22 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Mar 29 23 days, one-way from Santos to Warnemunde-Rostock Santos
2020 Mar 30 22 days, one-way from Rio de Janeiro to Warnemunde-Rostock Rio de Janeiro