[Rumor] MSC Negotiating 2-ship Order #seatradeeurope

Pierfranceso Vago said the two additional vessels would be a prototype design broader in the beam than those currently in the fleet and with passenger capacity up to 20% higher than the company’s largest, Fan...

Plagued Ship MSC Opera Detained in England

The MSC Opera was the same ship that broke down off the coast of Sweden. Following repairs in Gdynia, Poland, she sailed to Southampton, England to embark pax for her 8 night Norwegian Fjords cruise. Upon arrival, she was boarded by officials from the Maritime...

MSC Opera Onboard Account

click for largerFox News is reporting what the situation was like onboard. Please overlook the part where they call it a luxury liner. Published May 17, 2011 A relaxing cruise ship dream vacation was headed ...

MSC Cancels May 17 Cruise on MSC Opera

In the wake of the MSC Opera's mechanical issues, MSC has officially announced the the next cruise (departing May. 17th) will be canceled. From MSC Cruises: “As the work of the electrical team is not yet ov...

[PHOTO] MSC Opera Under Tow

Yesterday I reported on the MSC Opera breaking down and having to be towed to Sweden. Today, CIN has the photos:via: CINphoto: Kim Viktor...

BREAKING: MSC Opera Currently Under Tow

While cruising the Baltic, MSC Cruises MSC Opera suffered propulsion problems and was left adrift. She is currently under to to the Swedish port of Nynashamn. She is preliminarily scheduled to arrive tomorr...

BREAKING: MSC Musica Suffers Engine Room Fire

Just a month after the Carnival Splendor was incapacitated by an engine room fire, another one has struck an MSC ship. The MSC Musica was scheduled to leave Rio de Janeiro, Brazil yesterday when an engine room ...

MSC Tragedy

A guest onboard a MSC Cruises vessel was killed when a gangway collapsed. A 62- year old Spanish female was boarding the MSC Splendida in Genoa, Italy. Another passenger was also involved, but bizarrely enough, he escapes with only bruising.Reports have fi...

MSC Charging for Tenders…Yikes!

Europe’s MSC Cruises is currently testing onboard the MSC Lirica a new fee for guests to pay if they want to leave the vessel. When the ships stops in Portofino, Italy, there is no dock available to tie up at, ...