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MSC Grandiosa, The First MSC Meraviglia Plus Cruise Ship

Nov 17, 2017

A grandiose name for a truly grandiose cruise ship. MSC Cruises first vessel of the Meraviglia Plus Class will be named MSC Grandiosa. The name was announced during the steel-cutting and coin ceremony for the Meraviglia-class ship MSC Bellissima in the STX shipyard in St. Nazaire, France.

MSC Divina Earns 93 U.S.P.H Inspection Score

Nov 07, 2017

The cruise ship MSC Divina scored 93 points during its recent United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) inspection which took place at the Port of Miami on November 4, 2017.

DNA test confirms the body found in the Adriatic Sea is missing MSC Musica crew member

Sep 30, 2017

A DNA test has confirmed that the body found off the coast of Lignano, Italy on July 2 belongs to the Brazilian crew member Simone Scheuer Sousa. The sad news was confirmed to "TV Globo" by Sousa family lawyer.

MSC Cruises Rehires Child Molester

Sep 12, 2017

The regional court in Hamburg, Germany sentenced a 45-year-old Indian man working as a cabin steward on MSC Cruises. The crew member identified as Caetano D. confessed that in 2015 he had abused a 10-year-old boy on a Baltic cruise aboard MSC Orchestra, reports the German Magazine Bild.

Cruise itineraries affected by the most powerful Hurricane Irma

Sep 06, 2017

With maximum sustained winds of 185 mph (295 kph), recorded by the U.S. National Hurricane Center, the Category 5 Hurricane Irma is feared to be the most catastrophic storm ever. On Wednesday the storm will hit Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti on Friday, and Cuba on Saturday before possibly reaching Florida over the weekend.

Cruise Ship Captain Gets Speeding Ticket in the Bay of Kotor

Aug 16, 2017

The Port State Control Authorities in Kotor, Montenegro issued a fine for the cruise ship MSC Musica and its Captain for ignoring the speed limit in the Bay of Kotor. This is not the first time this vessel has ignored the maximum speed limit say the port authorities. According to them this season the same ship has received five warnings for speeding.

Body Found On a Beach in Italy May Be the Missing MSC Crew Member

Jul 13, 2017

A body believed to be the missing Brazilian crew member Simone Scheuer Sousa was found on a beach near Udine, Italy by the Port Captaincy. Italian media reports that the body was found on Sunday, July 2, and was in advanced stage of decomposition. According to investigation sources, the person had the same clothes Simone wore the night she disappeared. Now authorities are waiting for the DNA tests for final identification of the person.

Police open murder investigation for the missing MSC Musica crewmember Simone Scheuer

Jun 27, 2017

Prosecutor’s office in Brindisi has opened an investigation for murder in connection with the disappearance of the Brazilian crew member Simone Scheuer Souza, who was reported missing from the cruise ship MSC Musica while the vessel was sailing from Venice to Brindisi on 19 June 2017.

Crew Member Missing From MSC Musica

Jun 20, 2017

Brazilian woman, part of the MSC Musica crew was reported missing yesterday juts before the cruise ship arrived in the port of Brindisi, Italy. Her disappearance was reported by her colleagues after she didn’t show up on duty at around 3:00 A.M. They immediately went to check into her cabin and noticed that the woman was not there. The crew searched staff areas and later extended the search in the passenger areas.

MSC World Class to Rival Royal Caribbean Oasis Cruise Ships

Jun 02, 2017

MSC Cruises announced the next-generation world class cruise ships built by STX France. The two companies signed a new memorandum of understanding firming up the order of two 200,000 GRT, LNG-powered mega cruise ships, with options for two additional vessels.  

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