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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.  

French President to attend inauguration of the latest MSC cruise ship

May 31, 2017

The French President, Emmanuel Macron will attend the inauguration of the latest MSC cruise liner named MSC Meraviglia. The ceremony will be held today May 31, at STX Shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France.

Cirque du Soleil on MSC Cruises

May 23, 2017

MSC Cruises has revealed the details of its exclusive partnership with the world leader in entertainment Cirque du Soleil. Starting from June 3, the first show specifically designed for MSC will premiere on MSC Meraviglia, the flagship of the latest generation state-of-the-art cruise ships. MSC Cruises and Cirque du Soleil partnership will bring new standards of entertainment at sea.

MSC Cruise Ship Hits Pier in Civitavecchia

Apr 18, 2017

Due to strong winds at the port of Civitavecchia today, MSC Magnifica hit the pier minutes after the cruise ship departed with new passengers. The collision was caused by rapid change of the wind speed – from 9 to 40 knots in less than a minute, pushing the 293-meter long vessel to the pier which sustained some damage to the portside. Watertight doors were closed, at the time of the accident and passengers were called to their muster stations as a precaution measure.