Coin ceremony held for MSC Cruises’ first LNG-powered ship

The traditional coin ceremony has taken place for MSC Cruises’ first liquified natural gas-powered ship, MSC World Europa. The ceremony, which is a historical sign of blessing at the start of a ship-building process, took place at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire on Monday. The 200,000-plus gross ton MSC World Europa is scheduledContinue reading “Coin ceremony held for MSC Cruises’ first LNG-powered ship”

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Qatar Charters Two MSC Cruises Ships as Hotels for the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar has signed an agreement with MSC Cruises to charter two ships to accommodate fans during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The two ships, with a combined capacity of nearly 4,000, will act as floating hotels during the tournament. They will be berthed at Doha Port. According to Qatar, chartering cruise ships for fansContinue reading “Qatar Charters Two MSC Cruises Ships as Hotels for the 2022 FIFA World Cup”

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Royal Caribbean Cuts Steel on Fifth Oasis Class Ship

PHOTO: Royal Caribbean steel cutting of a fifth Oasis Class ship. (photo via Royal Caribbean International Royal Caribbean International celebrated the steel cutting of a fifth Oasis Class ship Wednesday with the new vessel scheduled to be delivered in 2021. The steel cutting ceremony took place at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. The newContinue reading “Royal Caribbean Cuts Steel on Fifth Oasis Class Ship”

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