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MSC Magnifica

Capacity
2538
Crew
1038
Tonnage
95 128
Length
293.8 m (964 ft)
First voyage
2010
Decks
16

MSC Magnifica is a Musica-class cruise ship operated by MSC Cruises. Constructed by STX Europe in Saint-Nazaire, the ship was launched in January 2009, completed in January 2010, and entered service in March 2010.

Design and description

The fourth ship to be built to the Musica-class design, MSC Magnifica was constructed by STX Europe in their shipyard at Saint-Nazaire,... Read more

MSC Magnifica

Cruiseline: 
Capacity (DO): 
2538
Crew: 
1038
Tonnage: 
95 128
Length: 
293.8 m (964 ft)
Beam: 
32.3 m (106 ft)
First voyage: 
2010
Decks: 
16

MSC Magnifica is a Musica-class cruise ship operated by MSC Cruises. Constructed by STX Europe in Saint-Nazaire, the ship was launched in January 2009, completed in January 2010, and entered service in March 2010.

Design and description

The fourth ship to be built to the Musica-class design, MSC Magnifica was constructed by STX Europe in their shipyard at Saint-Nazaire, France. She was built at a cost of $547 million.

The vessel is 293.8 metres (963 ft 11 in) long, with a beam of 32.2 metres (105 ft 8 in). The 93,330-gross ton vessel can reach a maximum speed of 23 knots (43 km/h; 26 mph). MSC Magnifica has 1,259 cabins – 2,550 passengers can be carried at double occupancy, while 3,605 can be carried at full capacity. The ship has 1,027 crew.

Facilities

The ship has 13 passenger accessible decks, three swimming pools, a gymnasium, spa, and wellness center, a 1,250-seat Art Deco-style theatre, casino, cinema, bowling alley and a number of dining areas and bars.

Refit

On 10 September 2019, it was announced that MSC Magnifica would be dry-docked for two months starting March 2021, to be refurbished and stretched by 23 metres (75 ft 6 in). The 140 million euro renovation will bring two new restaurants, a new shopping area, a new water park, 215 new cabins (92 with balcony), and the most modern ecological systems: a state-of-the-art Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system and next-generation Advanced Wastewater Treatment (AWT) system. The vessel will also get a shore-power system.

Construction and career

MSC Magnifica was identified by the shipyard hull number T32 during construction. MSC Magnifica's onboard disco is named after her shipyard hull number.

MSC Magnifica was floated out of her dry dock in a launching ceremony on 16 January 2009. A 72-hour sea trial period was completed on 17 January 2010. A flag-changing ceremony was held on 25 February 2010 in Saint-Nazaire. The ship was christened on 6 March 2010 at a ceremony in Hamburg by the godmother to the MSC Cruises fleet, Italian actress Sophia Loren.

On 5 January 2019, MSC Magnifica began her first World Cruise. The ship departed from Genoa and sailed for 119. MSC Magnifica visited 6 continents, 32 countries and 49 destinations. The ship returned to Genoa on 3 May 2019.

MSC Magnifica undertook a second World Cruise leaving in January 2020. The 116-night cruise started at Genoa on 5 January 2020 and intended to call at 43 ports in 23 countries. The vessel was scheduled to end her World Cruise in Genoa on 30 April 2020.

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Attractions on MSC Magnifica


Poker Room

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Special room for those who like to risk and make clever steps while playing poker.
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Teens Club

Average: 9 (1 vote)
MSC doesn't treat youngsters and teens like kids. And we don't lump you together either. We give you a place of your own with fantastic supervised facilities where you can meet up and do your own t...
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Cyber Cafe

Average: 5 (1 vote)
Internet center with computers.
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Quattro Venti Restaurant

Average: 4 (1 vote)
Our restaurant can boast a top gastronomic selection thanks to the variety of dishes and the high quality of the foods, from choice Italian meats, scrupulously controlled, to fresh fruit. Every pro...
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Tiger Bar

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Ship's show lounge with its own bar and dance floor. Also is used for various activities such as master classes, dance lessons.
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Library

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Enjoy reading in this cozy atmosphere.
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Children's Outdoor Pool & Games

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Join our entertainment team in a wide spectrum of pool and poolside games. With everything from Water Polo and a Water Olympics to Themed Team Games, you can be sure to make a splash...
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Magnifica Meeting Center

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Our meeting room will help you to host any type of corporate event.
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Art Gallery

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You will enjoy great reproductions and pictures in our art gallery.
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Children's Indoor Playroom

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We know that moments of unforgettable fun for your kids means peace and quiet for you. Our Playroom gives such opportunity.