The MSC Meraviglia

Tuesday, 1 June 2021 - 01:00 pm (CET/MEZ) Berlin | Author/Destination:
Category/Kategorie: Cruise Ships, Yacht of the Month
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at Grand Harbour in Malta © Estormiz

at Grand Harbour in Malta © Estormiz

MSC Meraviglia is a cruise ship owned and operated by MSC Cruises, built at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in St. Nazaire, France, by STX France. MSC Meraviglia is the lead ship of MSC’s new “Vista Project” vessels, the Meraviglia class, with MSC Bellissima following in 2019. Each vessel has a passenger capacity of 4,500. When it entered service in June 2017, it was the sixth largest cruise ship in the world, behind Royal Caribbean’s Oasis-class cruise ships and AIDAnova.

The ship initially operated in the western Mediterranean also cruised in Northern Europe as of summer 2019, but repositioned to the United States for the first time, to New York and Miami, in fall 2019, to sail to the Caribbean as part of a North American expansion program by MSC.

LED ceiling changes the image depending on the time of day © Laurent PETELET/cc-by-sa-4.0 at Grand Harbour in Malta © Estormiz in Honnigsvåg, Nordkapp © Synscheid/cc-by-sa-4.0 in Le Havre © Ville du Havre/cc-by-sa-4.0 in Palma, Majorca © SamHolt6/cc-by-sa-4.0 in Tallinn © Pjotr Mahhonin/cc-by-sa-4.0
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LED ceiling changes the image depending on the time of day © Laurent PETELET/cc-by-sa-4.0
The vessel’s name was announced, and steel was cut, at a ceremony held at Chantiers de l’Atlantique on 20 April 2015. The ship was formally named on 3 June 2017 by her godmother, Italian actress Sophia Loren at a ceremony in Le Havre, which also featured French actor Patrick Bruel, musical group Kids United, and comedian Gad Elmaleh.

The ship’s facilities include a promenade with a long LED roof, a water park with water slides, a rope course and a theater. The ship also has over ten dining areas and a spa.

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