MSC Cruises enters the ultra-luxury segment with four ships, valued at more than 2,000 million

With the new order, it expects to have 17 new vessels in 2027 with a total investment of 13,600 million

MSC Cruises has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Italian shipyards Fincantieri for the construction of four ultra luxury ships with a total value of more than 2,000 million euros, with which the shipping company will enter this segment, and which foresees Start incorporating your fleet in 2023.

The boats, the first of which will be delivered in the spring of 2023, will have approximately 500 cabins. The other three vessels of the order will enter into service one per year for the next three years at the date set for the first reception, the shipping company has detailed in a statement.

With these new ships, the MSC Cruises investment plan will increase to a total of 17 new ships that will be built by 2027, with a total investment of 13,600 million euros.

Of these, three entered service in June of last year (‘MSC Meraviglia’, ‘MSC Seaside’ and ‘MSC Seaview’) and two more will be delivered in February and October 2019 (‘MSC Bellisima’ and ‘MSC Grandiosa’, respectively). The five will include the concept of luxury ‘a yacht in a boat’ deployed in the service ‘MSC Yacht Club’.

The new boats, inspired by the ‘MSC Yacht Club’ that already offers, will be part of a new generation of ships in the natural evolution of this concept as a result of the “great success of this concept”, explained the shipping company.

“These boats will not only be able to offer unique itineraries, thanks to their size, but the attention to passengers will be taken to another level, including a personalized butler service ‘MSC Yacht Club’, available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. the week “, has affirmed the executive president of the shipping company, Pierfrancesco Vago.

For its part, the Italian shipyard Fincantieri already has 53 vessels in its order book, consolidating in the segment of luxury cruise construction.