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.

• The new flagship offers spacious outdoor areas with an exciting range of activities on board – perfect for a break in the Caribbean
• MSC Seascape is the second new ship this year, bringing the MSC fleet to 21 cruise ships
• The newbuild features some of the latest and most advanced environmental technologies, underscoring the shipping company's long-term commitment to sustainability

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MSC Seascape Delivery - Photo MSC

The handover took place in the presence of Gianluigi Aponte, the shipowner, founder and CEO of the MSC Group. Also present were Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, Pierroberto Folgiero, CEO of Fincantieri, as well as officials, dignitaries and key travel agency and media partners. During the ceremony, a tribute to centuries-old maritime tradition, Cristiano Bazzara, director of the Fincantieri shipyard, presented Roberto Leotta, captain of the MSC Seascape, with a bottle containing the water that first touched the ship's hull when it first hit the ship earlier this year was launched.
On December 7, 2022, MSC Seascape will be christened in New York at a star-studded ceremony that brings MSC Cruises' distinctive European style and glamor to the Big Apple. From here, the voyage will depart for Miami, where the ship will be positioned for its first season in the Caribbean. She is the second Seaside EVO Class ship in the MSC Cruises fleet and the fourth ship in the highly innovative Seaside Class, which has redefined Caribbean cruising since MSC Seaside was christened in Miami in 2017. With exciting entertainment offerings, the latest technology and all the popular onboard amenities that make Seaside Class so special, MSC Seascape promises unique voyages for guests.

MSC Seascape highlights

• Technologically advanced onboard entertainment including the 'Robotron', an exhilarating ride that combines the exhilarating thrill of a rollercoaster at sea with a personal DJ music experience.
• Impressive entertainment with six fantastic new productions and 98 hours of exclusive onboard entertainment with interactive elements.
• A 700 square meter children's area and state-of-the-art entertainment facilities with newly designed areas for children and teenagers from birth to 17 years.
• 2.270 staterooms spread across 12 different balcony stateroom and suite types (including the coveted stern suites found on all Seaside class ships).
• 11 restaurants, 19 bars and lounges with outdoor seating.
• Six swimming pools, including a stern infinity pool with incredible ocean views.
• The largest and most luxurious MSC Yacht Club in the MSC Cruises fleet, covering approximately 32.000 m² at the bow of the ship
• The expansive 540 meter long outdoor promenade just above the waterline.
• The spectacular glass floor Skywalk on deck 16 with a unique view of the sea.

MSC Seascape offers two different 7-night itineraries from Miami to the sun-kissed Caribbean:

Eastern Caribbean: The ship makes stops at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve and in Nassau in the Bahamas, San Juan in Puerto Rico and Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic.
Western Caribbean: The route's ports are Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, Cozumel in Mexico, George Town in the Cayman Islands and Ocho Rios in Jamaica.

MSC Seascape's environmental technologies

The ship is equipped with the latest environmental technologies. This includes Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems on each of the four Wärtsilä 14V 46F engines, which reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by up to 90 percent by converting the gas into harmless nitrogen and water. The MSC Seascape's hybrid emission control system removes 98 percent of sulfur oxides from emissions.

The ship is equipped with best-in-class wastewater treatment plants, with cleaning standards exceeding those of most land-based wastewater treatment plants. It also boasts advanced waste management systems, US Coast Guard-approved ballast water treatment plants, state-of-the-art engine room oil spill prevention solutions, and various effective energy efficiency improvements – from heat recovery to energy-saving LED lighting.

The ship is equipped with an underwater noise control system to minimize the effects of vibration on sea creatures.

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