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25 September 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 06:25 GMT+2



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MSC Cruises' new flagship will be christened on November 13 in Doha

It has a gross tonnage of 215,863 tons

MSC World Europe, the new flagship of MSC Cruises that was built by the shipyard French Chantiers de the Atlantique, will be baptized next November 13 in Doha, in Qatar, where the Grand Cruise will be officially inaugurated City terminal. The new cruise terminal, which will host the christening ceremony, with a total of 24,000 square meters of surfaces can handle up to 28,000 passengers per day and will have the capacity to accommodate two cruise ships a day.

MSC World Europe will leave for its journey inaugural on December 20 offering seven-night cruises to Doha, Qatar, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas Island, in the United Arab Emirates, as well as Dammam, Saudi Arabia. For the next winter season also MSC Opera will offer Seven-night itineraries in the Gulf region to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas Island, plus two destinations in Oman: Muscat and Khasab.

From March 2023 MSC World Europe will then move to the Mediterranean, where it will offer seven-night cruises to the Italian ports of Genoa, Naples and Messina, as well as Valletta in Malta, Barcelona in Spain and Marseille in France.

With a gross tonnage of 215,863 tons, MSC World Europe it is 33 meters long, 47 meters wide and has 40,000 square meters of space public and 2,626 cabins. The new flagship will be able to accommodate 6,762 passengers and 2,138 crew members. It will be the first liquefied natural gas powered vessel in MSC's fleet Cruises is the most advanced from an environmental point of view.







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