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Port of Hamburg records best cruise season to date

Port of Hamburg records best cruise season to date

November 22, 2022 - With 280 ship calls, Cruise Gate Hamburg GmbH (CGH) reports the strongest season in Hamburg's cruise history. More than 750.000 passengers are expected to pass through the cruise terminals by the end of the year. Other passengers arrived on 41 river boats.

Europe's cruise industry is experiencing a significant drop in sales

Europe's cruise industry is experiencing a significant drop in sales

November 22, 2022 - The cruise industry is currently attracting potential cruisers with attractive offers and spreading pure optimism. We now owe the EU statistical authority and the Federal Statistical Office insights into the true situation of the industry. In 2019, 7,4 million people traveled on cruise ships. In 2021, only 1,3 million passengers were counted. The booking numbers are still far from the pre-corona levelt.

Updated: Disney Cruise Line acquires Global Dream

Updated: Disney Cruise Line acquires Global Dream

November 17, 2022 – Disney Cruise Line yesterday confirmed the takeover of Global Dream, which was 70 percent completed by MV Werften on behalf of the insolvent Genting Group. The Papenburg MEYER shipyard confirms today that the ship will be completed by the newly founded shipyard company MEYER Wismar.

Disney Cruise Line takes over Global Dream out of bankruptcy

November 17, 2022 - Disney Cruise Line yesterday confirmed the takeover of Global Dream, which was 70 percent completed by MV Werften on behalf of the insolvent Genting Group. Completion will take place in Wismar under the management of the Papenburg MEYER shipyard.

MSC Seascape delivered to MSC Cruises

MSC Seascape delivered to MSC Cruises

September 17, 2022 | MSC Cruises today officially took delivery of its new flagship, MSC Seascape. It is the largest cruise ship ever built in Italy.

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.

Entertainment offers on board MSC World Europe

MSC World Europa Entertainment offers

September 16, 2022 | MSC Cruises' first World Class ship offers guests of all ages a wide range of entertainment options. Guests will experience five new themed parties, two new interactive game shows and many state-of-the-art attractions in high-tech locations throughout the ship

MSC World Europe launch takes place in Doha

MSC World Europe launch takes place in Doha

September 07, 2022 | MSC Cruises' most environmentally friendly ship heralds the future of MSC Cruises with her christening on November 13, 2022.

MSC Seascape with Robotron ride

MSC Seascape with Robotron ride

September 01, 2022 | From December 2022, the MSC Seascape will offer “Robotron”, the first high-tech entertainment experience of its kind with innovative robot technology for the ultimate adrenaline rush

MSC Seascape successfully completed the first test drives

MSC Seascape successfully completed the first test drives

August 24, 2022 | MSC Seascape, the second ship in the Seaside EVO class, is entering the final phase of preparation ahead of her inaugural season in the Caribbean in four months
The innovative ship brings guests closer to the sea and offers elegant restaurants and numerous entertainment options.

MSC Seascape offers expanded family offerings

MSC Seascape offers expanded family offerings

July 13, 2022 | MSC Cruises today announced new details on the family offering on MSC Seascape. The ship will delight guests of all ages with 98 hours of live entertainment per cruise, a 700 square meter children's area and state-of-the-art entertainment. MSC Sescape will enter service in December 2022 and will offer 7-night Caribbean cruises in her inaugural season.

MSC and Chantiers de l'Atlantique celebrate milestones of the two LNG newbuilds

MSC and Chantiers de l'Atlantique celebrate milestones of the two LNG newbuilds

June 20, 2022 | MSC Group's cruise division and Chantiers de l'Atlantique celebrated two important milestones over the weekend for MSC Cruises' first two LNG ships, both of which will be built at the French shipyard in Saint-Nazaire.

MSC Bellissima will be positioned in the Mediterranean this summer

MSC Bellissima will be positioned in the Mediterranean this summer

June 10, 2022 | The MSC Bellissima complements the current summer program of MSC Cruises in the Mediterranean

MSC World Europe sets new standards for sustainability

MSC World Europe sets new standards for sustainability

May 24, 2022 - The LNG-powered MSC World Europa will be the first modern cruise ship with fuel cell technology capable of significantly reducing CO2 emissions.

MSC extends the season in the United Arab Emirates until the end of June 2022

MSC extends season in the United Arab Emirates until the end of June 2022

November 29, 2021 | MSC Bellissima completes its Red Sea season on schedule, replacing MSC Virtuosa for cruises to destinations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha from April 2nd. The additional twelve cruises will soon be bookable

nicko cruises Schiffsreisen launches new brand identity

nicko cruises Schiffsreisen launches new brand identity

January 11, 2022 - In the 30th year of the existence of the Brand nicko cruises, the company improves its brand image and invents the term “time to discover”. The term stands for the slow cruising practiced by nicko cruises. At the same time, the company logo was modernized.

MSC Magnifica starts the first winter season from / to Hamburg

MSC Magnifica starts the first winter season from / to Hamburg

January 03, 2022 | Yesterday, Sunday, the MSC Magnifica set sail for her first departure of the new winter program

The entire MSC Cruises fleet is set to sail again for the 2022 summer program

The entire MSC Cruises fleet will set sail again in summer 2022

December 02, 2021 | 14 ships are used in the Mediterranean - more than half of the fleet - and with over 40 routes offer the shipping company the largest range of services in this region to date

MSC Virtuosa christened in the United Arab Emirates

MSC Virtuosa christened in the United Arab Emirates

November 29, 2021 | MSC Cruises celebrated the christening of the MSC Virtuosa in Dubai

MSC Cruises is introducing 1G on all cruise lines

MSC Cruises is introducing 1G + on all cruise lines

November 25, 2021 | Cruises with MSC Cruises are now only possible for vaccinated guests on all ships

MSC Seascape floated up

MSC Seascape floated up

November 22, 2021 | MSC Cruises and Fincantieri are celebrating the next flagship of the fleet with the float of MSC Seascape

MSC Cruises is planning a new start of cruises to Corona

MSC Cruises is planning a new start of cruises to Corona

August 8, 2020 - Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, thanked the MSC congregation for their "unbroken support" with warm, unctuous words. At the same time, he announced the resumption of cruises. What does the MSC cruise concept look like in relation to the corona pandemic?

MSC Grandiosa is christened in Hamburg

MSC Grandiosa is christened in Hamburg

November 9, 2020 - MSC Cruises has selected the Port of Hamburg for today's christening of MSC Grandiosa. From 6pm., thousands of onlookers will experience the ship's christening up close on two large screens. The godmother is - how could it be otherwise at MSC - Sophia Loren.

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