Christening of MSC World Europe in Doha, Qatar

Christening of MSC World Europe in Doha, Qatar

September 16, 2022 | MSC Cruises, the third largest cruise brand in the world, yesterday christened its newest flagship at the brand new Grand Cruise Terminal in Doha MSC World Europe.

• MSC Cruises' newest flagship was officially christened last night at a traditional ceremony attended by distinguished guests, international media and tour operators from around the world

• MSC World Europa represents the future of cruising as the world's largest green passenger ship, also breaking new ground in design and guest experiences

• The Doha event is part of MSC Group's cruise division's commitment to tourism in the Gulf region

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Hosted in partnership with Qatar Airways, the celebrations are part of MSC's broader commitment to Qatar and underscore its commitment to supporting the growth of international tourism in Qatar and throughout the Gulf region, where MSC Cruises is a leader.

The MSC World Europe is the most innovative and environmentally friendly cruise ship in the MSC Cruises fleet. In addition to pioneering advances in emissions reductions and energy efficiency, the liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered vessel also paves the way for the introduction of carbon-neutral, synthetic and other alternative fuels once they become available at scale.

With 22 decks, 215.863 GT, 47 meters beam, 40.000 m2 of public areas and 2.626 cabins, the MSC World Europe a state-of-the-art urban metropolis at sea that offers a variety of exciting onboard experiences and sets new standards for the cruise industry.t.

The official christening of the ship, a traditional maritime ceremony, took place in the presence of Captain Marco Massa and high-ranking guests from all over the world.

Hosted by comedian, producer and entrepreneur Hamad Al Amari, guests from all over the world experienced local artists, a state-of-the-art video projection onto the ship's hull, a drone show and a performance by the international singer and songwriter Matteo bocelli, who presented his work as a solo artist for the first time ever in Doha. His new album will be released in early 2023 via Capitol Records.

The glamorous evening culminated with a spectacular fireworks display against Doha's breathtaking skyline and a gourmet gala dinner in the ship's elegant restaurants.

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