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  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cruise ship MSC Sinfonia left Genoa, Italy, on Friday 27 March, to resume service following enlargement and enhancement work at Fincantieri’s shipyard, in Palermo, Italy, MSC cruise line informed.  MSC Sinfonia entered drydock in January, and returns to duty ten weeks later with renewed amenities and enriched onboard spaces for cruise guests under the €200 million Renaissance […]

  • 1 November 2016

    The South African 2016/17 cruise season began on November 1, 2016, with the arrival of the first international cruise liner, MSC Sinfonia, at the Port of Durban. Carrying around 2,600 European and South African passengers, the vessel owned by Geneva-based MSC Cruises arrived at the South African port from Italy’s Venice. “MSC Cruises is one […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    MSC Armonia, the first out of four MSC Lirica Class ships in the EUR 200 million “Renaissance Programme” launched by Fincantieri and MSC Cruises, has left the Palermo shipyard after little more than 10 weeks since her arrival on 31 August. The modification works on Armonia included the insertion of an entire pre-built mid-ship section, started at the end of […]

  • 6 July 2015

    Warnemünde seaside resort in the city of Rostock in Mecklenburg, Germany was abuzz over the weekend having welcomed some of the biggest and most popular cruise ships into the harbour. Among those on parade were Seven Seas Voyager, owned by Regent Seven Seas Cruises headquartered in Miami, Florida, Empress, a cruise ship operated by Pullmantur […]

  • 23 December 2013

    MSC Cruises announced, Dec 20th, a multi-million euro programme that will involve all four of its Lirica class ships over the next two years. The almost €200 million”renaissance programme” has been commissioned from Fincantieri in Italy, and will be complete by 2015. The “renaissance” of MSC Armonia, MSC Lirica, MSC Sinfonia and MSC Opera will […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid keel for the Seven Seas Explorer, the first super luxury cruise ship that the company is building for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, brand of the Prestige Cruise Holdings group. The keel laying ceremony was held at the Sestri Ponente (Genoa) shipyard on Wednesday,January 21st. With its 56,000 gross tonnes and 223 […]

  • 7 February 2014

    In the framework of MSC Cruises’ “Renaissance programme”, which will encompass the company’s Lirica class ships, Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo, Italy, started the steel cutting for the preparation of the blocks to be installed. MSC Armonia will be the first ship to undergo its “Renaissance” on 31 August 2014. The almost €200 million “Renaissance programme” […]

  • 2 April 2010

    MSC announced it will be operating two cruise ships simultaneously out of South Africa during the upcoming 2010/11 season in order to meet increased market demand and offer variety to the South African cruise market. MSC Sinfonia, with a capacity of 1,544 guests, has enjoyed a highly successful maiden season operating out of Durban. She […]

  • 6 July 2015

    Warnemünde seaside resort in the city of Rostock in Mecklenburg, Germany was abuzz over the weekend having welcomed some of the biggest and most popular cruise ships into the harbour. Among those on parade were Seven Seas Voyager, owned by Regent Seven Seas Cruises headquartered in Miami, Florida, Empress, a cruise ship operated by Pullmantur […]

  • 17 July 2015

    Russia’s Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg was really busy on July 9th, when it welcomed six cruise ships at the same time, reaching almost full berth occupancy of the port. The ships on display were: Celebrity Silhouette from Royal Carribean & Celebrity Cruises, Empress from Pullmantur Cruises, Norwegian Star from Norwegian Cruise Line, Queen Elizabeth […]

  • 17 July 2015

    Russia’s Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg was really busy on July 9th, when it welcomed six cruise ships at the same time, reaching almost full berth occupancy of the port. The ships on display were: Celebrity Silhouette from Royal Carribean & Celebrity Cruises, Empress from Pullmantur Cruises, Norwegian Star from Norwegian Cruise Line, Queen Elizabeth […]

  • 24 April 2015

    MSC Cruises cruise line has decided to suspended remaining 2015 calls in Ukraine and Egypt, replacing them with a number of Mediterranean alternatives. “These itinerary changes attest to MSC Cruises’ permanent focus on the safety of guests and crew – the number one priority at all times,” the company said in a statement. As announced, MSC Sinfonia, MSC […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The first of four MSC Cruises ships to undergo the Renaissance Programme of enhancements was on Wednesday physically extended by 24 metres under the watchful gaze of international journalists, MSC said. The remarkable feat of engineering, which took place at the Fincantieri shipyard, in Palermo, Sicily, saw the 14,000 tonnes separated bow of MSC Armonia […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    MSC Cruises recently announced a multi-million euro programme that will involve all four of its Lirica class ships over the next two years. The almost €200 million “renaissance programme” has been commissioned from FINCANTIERI in Italy, one of the world’s leading shipbuilding companies, and will be complete by 2015. The “renaissance” of MSC Armonia, MSC […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) meets at the Organization’s London Headquarters for its 92nd session from 12 to 21 June 2013. The MSC is expected to adopt amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) relating to passenger drills; discuss preliminary recommendations arising from the Costa Concordia incident; and consider […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard (JSC SNSZ) utilized MSC Software’s structural analysis solutions to aid in the creation of the world’s largest all-composite ship hull. MSC Software Corporation is the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation. The design and manufacturing stages of the hull required complex engineering calculations and simulation tasks. Such simulations performed during […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    MSC inks deal with MacGregor, Guangzhou Wenchong Dockyard to upgrade cargo systems on six 16,000 TEU ships.

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has hired MacGregor, part of Cargotec, to optimise the container carrying capabilities of the company’s 31 vessels from six different ship series. Upgrade work on the vessels will be carried out under a MacGregor Cargo Boost service, part of its PlusPartner concept, which is designed to improve the earning potential of […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) met at the Organization’s London Headquarters for its 92nd session from 12 to 21 June 2013. The MSC adopted amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) relating to passenger drills; discussed recommendations arising from the Costa Concordia incident; and considered matters related to piracy […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Italian Shipbuilder Fincantieri Delivers Costa Fascinosa Costa Fascinosa, the new flagship of Costa Cruises, was delivered to the cruise line on Saturday, May 5, by shipbuilder Fincantieri in Venice, Italy. Officially handed over at the Venice Passenger Terminal, Costa Fascinosa — with sister ship Costa Favolosa — is the largest Italian-flagged cruise ship afloat. World’s […]

  • 30 July 2019

    The port is the first in Southeast Asia to welcome MSC Gulsun on its maiden voyage.

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) between MSC and Maersk, announced yesterday, is less worrying for shippers than the planned P3, said the European Shippers’ Council (ESC), representing the freight transport interests (by all modes of transport) of business in Europe. According to ESC,  previous cooperation was more integrated and had huge market share on all […]