MSC Croisières and the Atlantic shipyards launch the MSC Bellissima
MSC Cruises, the world’s largest private cruise company, took delivery yesterday of the MSC Bellissima at Chantiers de l’Atlantique, the leading cruise line in the world. in shipbuilding. Three ships of the Meraviglia generation are being built simultaneously at the Saint-Nazaire shipyards. With the MSC Virtuosa play ceremony, both parties celebrated two major events today.
The delivery ceremony of the MSC Bellissima took place in the presence of Gianluigi Aponte, Founder and Executive President of the MSC Group, Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive President of MSC Croisières, and Laurent Castaing, General Manager of the Chantiers de l’Atlantique, as well as dignitaries and representatives of local and regional authorities.
The MSC Bellissima is also equipped with state-of-the-art technology focused on the experience of hosts. This is the first MSC Croisières ship equipped with ZOE, the first virtual personal assistant cruise, added to MSC for Me. This virtual personal assistant with voice activation is available in all cabins and can answer hundreds of questions about the cruise.
The MSC Bellissima is the fourth ship to join the MSC Croisières fleet in less than two years.
As part of the company’s unprecedented industrial expansion, 13 new vessels additional generation will be commissioned by 2027. Among them, four will be put into service World Class ships, which will have a capacity of almost 7,000 passengers, as well as four smaller vessels positioned in the ultra-luxury segment.
The MSC Bellissima is the second Meraviglia class vessel to join the MSC Croisières fleet.
Like the MSC Meraviglia, it is a ship for all seasons, with many spaces exterior and interior. This ship, which is just 315 metres long, was designed to be able to mooring in most of the world’s cruise ports.