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7 Facts You Probably Did Not Know About MSC Divina Cruise Ship

4 minutes read • April 7th, 2017
Dear friends! We would like to tell you about several facts you probably did not know about the beautiful liner – the 

MSC Divina cruise ship

!
We offer you to read interesting information about her and check lovely MSC Divina pictures! 
msc divina ship facts

1. Initially, the ship had to be called MSC Fantastica. Almost before her launch, it was announced that the ship would be called MSC Divina in honor of the famous actress – Sophia Loren.
msc divina ship facts

2. Sophia Loren became the godmother of MSC Divina. The ceremony was held in Marseilles on May 26, 2012.

3. The MSC Divina ship belongs to the Fantasia-class of the liners. Before her launch, there were already two of her sisters sailing under the flags of MSC – MSC Fantasia and MSC Splendida. However, MSC Divina differs from her sisters: the MSC Divina tonnage is 1464 tons larger (139400 GT); there are 100 additional

cabins

on the ship; the crew was increased by 63 people.
msc divina ship facts
The cruise ship, MSC Splendida, passes under the 25 de Abril Bridge in Lisbon during her maiden voyage to Barcelona.

4. During her maiden voyage in Venice, there were protests against the ship’s calling at the port. Local citizens were afraid that vibrations and waves from MSC Divina could damage historic buildings. According to history, everything seems to be fine.
msc divina ship facts
© Martin Cooper/Flickr/CC BY 2.0

5. The ship’s dimensions are impressive!
She is 1,092.52 ft (333 m) long, 219.2 ft (66.81 m) high!
msc divina ship facts

6. 80% of MSC Divina cabins have an ocean view, 95% of them have balconies! In total, there are 1751

cabins on the ship

.
msc divina ship facts
Picture for illustration purposes only

7. MSC Divina captain’s name is Pier Paolo Scala, and he has a wonderful Twitter account – @ppscala!
Do you know other MSC Divina facts? Please, share them in the comments! 

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