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List of MSC Cruises Ships

What do you know about MSC Cruises? Let Hupla help you discover the essence of this expanding cruise line. With a strong Mediterranean flair, their ships are large, modern, luxurious and elegant, yet comfortable. The best way to find out the advantages of a particular cruise line is to become informed about their ships. (You will find that each cruise line has different features and styles within their fleet.) Read on to find out about what each MSC Cruises ship has to offer.

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MSC Cruises Fleet

  • MSC Armonia
  • MSC Bellissima
  • MSC Divina
  • MSC Fantasia
  • MSC Grandiosa
  • MSC Lirica
  • MSC Magnifica
  • MSC Meraviglia
  • MSC Musica
  • MSC Opera
  • MSC Orchestra
  • MSC Poesia
  • MSC Preziosa
  • MSC Seashore
  • MSC Seaside
  • MSC Seaview
  • MSC Sinfonia
  • MSC Splendida
  • MSC Virtuosa

MSC Armonia

Armonia means harmony in English and the MSC Armonia indeed has this in buckets. Minimalist fittings and beautiful clean lines, as well as colours that are soothing and tranquil, will leave you feeling that you have escaped to your happy place.

Renovated

2014

Occupancy

2,679

Crew

721

Tonnage

65,542

Space Ratio

33.5

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.7

MSC Bellissima

Be awed by the beautiful MSC Bellissima. Aboard the ship, there is ample public space, but this does not mean that she is not packed with plenty of entertainment options, bars, restaurants, spa and more! There is a walkway that spans across two decks, the highlight of which is the massive dome covering the ceiling - 480 square meters of LED screens. For the active, choose from pools, sportsplex, gym, bowling or F1 Simulators.

Launched

2019

No Passengers

5,686

Crew

1,536

Tonnage

171,598

Space Ratio

38.2

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.9

MSC Divina

From the sublime to the divine, MSC Divina does not disappoint with her elegance and comfort. As the godmother of MSC Cruises, Sophia Loren was the inspiration for this vessel, as evidenced by the sumptuous suite named after her. Take a dip in the Infinity Pool or watch a show in the Broadway-sized Pantheon Theatre.

Launched

2012

No Passengers

4,345

Crew

1,388

Tonnage

139,072

Space Ratio

39.8

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.5

MSC Fantasia

MSC Fantasia is modern, yet stylish with that Italian flair for which MSC Cruises is known. Where else can you walk on a Swarovski Crystal floor? With plenty of entertainment for both the under 18s and the adults, including a 4D cinema, F1 simulator and the Aqua Park, there will never be a dull moment.

Launched

2008

No Passengers

4,363

Crew

1,370

Tonnage

137,936

Space Ratio

42,1

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.3

MSC Grandiosa

Launched in November 2019, MSC Grandiosa is packed with features - speciality restaurants, the Jean-Phillipe Chocolat and Cafe, race water slides, Himalayan rope bridge suspended above the ship, Virtual Reality Maze and more. This ship is one of the most environmentally friendly at sea, ticking the box for greener travel.

Launched

2019

No Passengers

6,334

Crew

1,704

Tonnage

181,541

Space Ratio

37.0

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.8

MSC Lirica

One of the MSC ships refurbished in the 2015 Renaissance Programme, the MSC Lirica offers traditional cruise ship comfort, with wood, marble and brass finishes throughout the vessel. There is plenty of space to spread out and find a spot in the sun to enjoy a cocktail or a quiet coffee. Cool down in the pool or Doremi Spray Park before heading to the Broadway Theatre to enjoy a show.

Refurbished

2015

No Passengers

2,679

Crew

721

Tonnage

65,591

Space Ratio

33.3

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.7

MSC Magnifica

MSC Magnifica is refined yet opulent in feel - truly magnificent, just like her name. She is part of the Musica Class of MSC cruise ships. Enjoy the swimming facilities, including an indoor pool with a retractable roof, allowing you to enjoy it whether rain or shine. Relax in one of the 4 jacuzzis or in the Solarium. Perhaps you fancy dancing the night away in the T32 Disco or taking your chances with Lady Luck in the Atlantic City Casino.

Launched

2010

No Passengers

3,223

Crew

1,038

Tonnage

95,128

Space Ratio

37.7

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.7

MSC Meraviglia

MSC Meraviglia was the first ship in the MSC fleet to be launched with MSC for Me - an app that can be downloaded onto any smartphone. This was one of the many firsts - including the first ship in the fleet to have a water slide that went out over the side of the ship; the first ship in the fleet to offer exclusive Cirque du Soleil at Sea shows in a purpose-built theatre; and able to dock at any cruise port in the world, meaning a wider variety of destinations is possible.

Launched

2017

No Passengers

5,655

Crew

1,536

Tonnage

171,598

Space Ratio

37.3

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.9

MSC Musica

With the elegance and class of any fine lady, the MSC Musica will not disappoint. There is a spectacular waterfall in the foyer, which spans three decks and right in front of which is a transparent piano, poised on a suspended, crystal floor. The plush Teatro La Scala, seating over 1200 people, will enable you to settle in and enjoy a show. Kaito Sushi Bar is the ship's specialty Japanese restaurant.

Launched

2006

No Passengers

2,550

Crew

1,014

Tonnage

92,409

Space Ratio

36.2

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.5

MSC Opera

MSC Opera was extended and refurbished under the Renaissance Program. There are new facilities that have been added, such as the spray park, as well as a host of extra balcony cabins and an enlarged restaurant - giving even more space to turn out culinary delights. Fans of opera will smile at the fact that each deck is named after a famous opera.

Refurbished

2015

No Passengers

2,679

Crew

728

Tonnage

65,591

Space Ratio

30.7

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.9

MSC Orchestra

Like a well-tuned ensemble, the MSC Orchestra has the perfect combination of elegant interior design, quiet places to unwind, facilities for the active, (like 5 gorgeous pools and a gym), as well as wonderful restaurant options - choose from Dim Sum at the Shanghai Chinese Restaurant, top-notch pizza at La Piazzetta or Four Seasons Italian dining.

Launched

2007

No Passengers

3,223

Crew

1,054

Tonnage

92,409

Space Ratio

36.2

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.4

MSC Poesia

As her name suggests, the MSC Poesia is a poem to the ocean. For non-Italians, it is pronounced Poh-eh-zee-uh.) From the sumptuous spa where you can get a relaxing massage, to the Zen Garden and the theatre, decorated in the royal colour of purple, the ship is an ode to MSC Cruises' aim of providing something for everyone.

Launched

2008

No Passengers

3,223

Crew

1,039

Tonnage

92,409

Space Ratio

36.3

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.4

MSC Preziosa

As with all of MSC Cruises' ships, the MSC Preziosa is comfortable with Italian flair ever-present. Stroll through the piazza, made with real stone, or take a thrill ride on Vertigo, the longest water slide at sea! One of the beautiful features of the Preziosa is the infinity pool, looking for all intents and purposes like it is part of the ocean. A great place to unwind and be mesmerized by the ocean.

Launched

2013

No Passengers

4,345

Crew

1,388

Tonnage

139,072

Space Ratio

39.8

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.5

MSC Seashore

The first EVO Class Ship, MSC Seashore is inspired by MSC Cruises' vision for cruising in sunny weather and warm waters. Mirroring the Mediterranean way of life by providing indoor/outdoor eateries. To be launched in Spring 2021.

Launched

In 2021

No Passengers

5,331

Crew

1,413

Tonnage

154,000

Space Ratio

41.2

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.4

MSC Seaside

As with all the Seaside Class ships, the MSC Seaside is designed to bring the ocean closer to the passengers. Explore the Waterfront Boardwalk that circles the ship, meaning you can take a stroll in the sun, enjoying the breeze, whilst still being able to access the restaurants and bars from the outside.

Launched

2017

No Passengers

5,336

Crew

1,413

Tonnage

153,516

Space Ratio

37.1

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.9

MSC Seaview

The MSC Seaview is known as "the ship that follows the sun", as she spends 6 months in each hemisphere, giving the illusion of eternal summer. Take your pick from 7 speciality restaurants or eat in one of the two buffets. Optionally, there is, of course, two main dining rooms, with excellent food displaying all of MSC Cruises' usual flair and panache.

Launched

2018

No Passengers

5,336

Crew

1,413

Tonnage

154,000

Space Ratio

37.1

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.9

MSC Sinfonia

Honoring many renowned European composers, MSC Sinfonia is a symphony of elegance, comfort, entertainment and delight. She will enthrall you from the moment you step into her cool interior, (before you begin to explore the pools, bars, eating areas, spa, kids clubs and more), right until the second you disembark.

Refurbished

2015

No Passengers

2,679

Crew

721

Tonnage

65,542

Space Ratio

33.5

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.7

MSC Splendida

With a host of different music venues, bars and restaurants on the MSC Splendida, you will feel spoiled for choice when deciding where to begin exploring. Tickle your taste buds with real McCoy Mediterranean specialties or spice it up with a Tex-Mex meal. Immerse yourself in a world-class production in The Strand Theatre, before having a flutter in the Royal Palm Casino or shaking those hips in Club 33.

Launched

2009

No Passengers

4,363

Crew

1,370

Tonnage

137,936

Space Ratio

42.1

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.3

MSC Virtuosa

MSC Virtuosa will be the new jewel in MSC Cruises' crown. Due to be launched in September 2020, delays due to COVID-19 mean that she will be launched in early 2021. With new specialty dining options - such as a tapas bar and an Indochine restaurant - as well as the first Robotic Arm bar at sea, there is plenty to look forward to on this beauty.

Launched

in 2021

No Passengers

6,334

Crew

1,704

Tonnage

181,541

Space Ratio

37.1

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.9

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