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MSC Fleet of Cruise Ships

7 minutes read • January 23rd, 2020
Despite its relatively young age (the cruise line was founded in 1989), MSC Cruises is among confident leaders in the cruise industry. The company operates a fleet of 17 liners and has far-reaching plans. Three ships under construction and nine more on order, new classes, new technologies –

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of cruise ships is undoubtedly the fastest-growing one as of today.
MSC Fleet Guide
MSC Preziosa
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Let’s get acquainted with the MSC Cruises fleet in more detail.
 

MSC CRUISES SHIPS LIST BY CLASS

  • Lirica class
MSC Fleet Guide
MSC Lirica by Kefalonitis94/Wiki/CC BY-SA 4.0
 
Ship Year Built Tonnage Guest Capacity Last Refurbished Departure Port
MSC Armonia 2001 65,542 2,679 2019 Miami, FL; Tampa, FL
 
MSC Sinfonia 2002 65,542 2,679 2015 Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil; Ilhabela, Brazil; Itajai, Brazil; Montevideo, UruguayBuenos Aires, ArgentinaRio De Janeiro, BrazilSalvador De Bahia, BrazilVenice, ItalyAncona, ItalyCivitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Barcelona, Spain
 
MSC Lirica 2003 65,591 2,679 2015 Dubai, UAE; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Venice, Italy; Trieste, ItalyValletta, Malta; Syracuse, Italy; Piraeus (Athens), Greece; Haifa, Israel
 
MSC Opera 2004 65,591 2,679 2019 Barcelona, Spain; Malaga, Spain; Bari, Italy; Venice, Italy; Genoa, Italy; Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Cape Town, South Africa; Durban, South Africa; Heraklion, GreeceKatakolon, GreeceMarseille, France
 
  • Musica class
MSC Fleet Guide
MSC Magnifica
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Ship Year Built Tonnage Guest Capacity Last Refurbished Departure Port
MSC Musica 2006 92,409 3,223 2019 Brindisi, Italy; Venice, Italy; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Cape Town, South Africa; Durban, South Africa; Piraeus, Greece
 
MSC Orchestra 2007 92,409 3,223 2017 Bari, Italy; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Cape Town, South Africa; Durban, South Africa; Venice, Italy
 
MSC Poesia 2008 92,627 3,223 2018 Barcelona, Spain; Bilbao, Spain; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Genoa, Italy; Palermo, Italy; Copenhagen, DenmarkFunchal, PortugalGoteborg, Sweden; Marseille, France; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Santos, Brazil; Sydney, AustraliaWarnemünde, Germany
 
MSC Magnifica 2010 95,128 3,223   Arica, Chile; Auckland, New ZealandWellington, New Zealand; Barcelona, Spain; Bari, Italy; Venice, Italy; Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Benoa (Bali), Indonesia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Ushuaia, Argentina; Valparaiso, Chile; Puerto Madryn, Argentina; Cairns, Australia; Sydney, Australia; Callao, Peru; Genoa, Italy; Hamburg, GermanyLe Havre, France; Montevideo, Uruguay; Mumbai, IndiaPapeete, TahitiRotterdam, Netherlands; Singapore; Southampton, England
 
  • Fantasia class
MSC Fleet Guide
MSC Preziosa
© Public domain/Pixabay

 
Ship Year Built Tonnage Guest Capacity Last Refurbished Departure Port
MSC Fantasia 2008 137,936 4,363 2019 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Salvador De Bahia, Brazil; Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Marseille, France; Genoa, Italy; Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Palermo (Sicily), Italy; Trieste, Italy; Cagliari (Sardinia), Italy; Barcelona, Spain; Palma De Mallorca, SpainValencia, SpainKusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey
 
MSC Splendida 2009 137,936 4,363 2020 Abu Dhabi, UAE; Dubai, UAE; Barcelona, Spain; Vigo, Spain; Malaga, Spain; Bridgetown, Barbados; Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Genoa, Italy; Copenhagen, Denmark; Fort de France, Martinique; Funchal, Portugal; Lisbon, Portugal; Hong KongShanghai, China; Kiel, Germany; Marseille, France; Nagasaki, JapanPointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe; Singapore; Southampton, England; St Petersburg, Russia
 
MSC Divina 2012 139,072 4,345 2017 Barcelona, Spain; Genoa, Italy; Naples, Italy; Livorno, Italy; Lisbon, Portugal; Marseille, France; Miami, FL; New York, NY; Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, Bahamas
 
MSC Preziosa 2013 139,072 4,345 2018 Fort de France, Martinique; Pointe A Pitre, Guadeloupe; Bridgetown, Barbados; Le Havre (Paris), France; Hamburg, Germany; Southampton, England; Rotterdam (Amsterdam), Holland; Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil; Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Salvador De Bahia, Brazil; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Genoa, Italy; Marseille, France; Barcelona, Spain
 
  • Meraviglia class
MSC Fleet Guide
MSC Meraviglia
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Ship Year Built Tonnage Guest Capacity Departure Port
MSC Meraviglia 2017 171,598 4,500 Miami, FL; New York, NY; Lisbon, Portugal; Vigo, Spain; Southampton, England; Le Havre (Paris), France; Kiel, Germany; Copenhagen, Denmark; St Petersburg, Russia 
 
MSC Bellissima 2019 171,598 4,500 Doha, Qatar; Dubai, UAE; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Khor Fakkan, UAEPhuket, Thailand; Singapore; Shenzhen, China; Shanghai, China; Tianjin, China; Qingdao, China; Hong Kong; Keelung, TaiwanYokohama, JapanTokyo, Japan
 
  • Meraviglia Plus class
MSC Fleet Guide
MSC Grandiosa by kees torn/Wiki/CC BY-SA 2.0
 
Ship Year Built Tonnage Guest Capacity Departure Port
MSC Grandiosa 2019 181,541 6,334 Barcelona, Spain; Palma De Mallorca, Spain; Marseille, France; Cannes, France; Genoa, Italy; Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Palermo, Italy; Valletta, Malta; Naples, Italy; Messina (Sicily), Italy; Lisbon, Portugal; Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil; Salvador De Bahia, Brazil; Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
 
  • Seaside class
MSC Fleet Guide
MSC Seaview by Didier Duforest/Wiki/CC BY-SA 4.0
 
Ship Year Built Tonnage Guest Capacity Departure Port
MSC Seaside 2017 153,516 5,119 Miami, FL; Cozumel, MexicoSan Juan, Puerto Rico; Genoa, Italy; Marseille, France; Barcelona, Spain; Naples, Italy; Livorno, Italy
 
MSC Seaview 2018 153,516 5,179 Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil; Salvador De Bahia, Brazil; Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Barcelona, Spain; Genoa, Italy; Palermo, Italy; Cagliari (Sardinia), Italy; Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Cannes, France; Palma De Mallorca, Spain; Valencia, Spain; Doha, Qatar; Dubai, UAE; Abu Dhabi, UAE
 

MSC FUTURE CRUISE SHIPS

MSC Fleet Guide
Photo courtesy of MSC Cruises
 
Due to enter service: 2020
Class: Meraviglia Plus
Tonnage: 181,541
Guest Capacity: 6,334
Departure Port: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy​; Genoa, Italy​; Barcelona, Spain​; Malaga, Spain; Marseille, France; Palermo, Italy;​ Kiel, Germany; Copenhagen, Denmark; Lisbon, Portugal​
 
  • MSC Seashore
MSC Fleet Guide
Photo courtesy of MSC Cruises
 
Due to enter service: 2021
Class: Seaside EVO
Tonnage: 169,400
Guest Capacity: 5,632
Departure Port: Genoa, Italy; Naples, Italy; Messina (Sicily), Italy; ​Barcelona, Spain; Marseille, France
 
  • MSC Europa
Due to enter service: 2022
Class: World class
Tonnage: 205,700
Guest Capacity: 6,761
 
Nine more MSC cruise ships will become members of the cruise line’s newest classes: Meraviglia-plus class, Seaside Evo class, World class, and Ultra Luxury class.

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