MSC Cruises has announced that the second of its ‘Seaside’ class vessels, due to enter service in June 2018, will be named MSC ‘Seaview’.
MSC Seaview’s sister ship MSC Seaside, the first of the ‘seaside’ class enters service in December 2017, sailing year-round from Miami to the Caribbean
Seaview will spend her inaugural season in the Western Mediterranean, homeporting in Genoa, Marseille and Barcelona.
Described by MSC as the ‘ship that follows the sun’ the design of the Seaside-generation ships, under construction at Fincantieri, is based on a beach condo concept.
A design feature of MSC Seaview and Seaside is the 360° promenade that runs around the entire ship allowing guests to connect with the sea and the sunshine. (MSC)
MSC Meraviglia: More Renderings
MSC have released more interior renderings of their new build ‘Meraviglia’, which means ‘wonder’ in Italian.
Meraviglia will be 167,600GRT and will carry up to 4,500 passengers, double occupancy. She is due to be delivered in May 2017.
Her unique feature include an internal promenade with a ‘digital sky’ and a large indoor sports court.
Meraviglia will spend her first summer sailing the western Mediterranean. In a first for the cruise industry, she will have three home ports – Genoa, Marseille and Barcelona – giving guests the flexibility to choose where they start and finish their cruise holiday.