MSC Cruises yesterday announced that their Cruise fleet will expand further with the order of 2 new ships.
They will be built in the French Aker Yards in St Nazaire. The new vessels will be called the MSC Meraviglia and MSC Favolosa, and will be completed by early 2011 and 2012 respectively. They will be the 5th and 6th
Vessels in the Musica class, weighing in at 93,000 tons and boasting 1,275 cabins with a potential occupancy of 3,013 passengers per ship. The delivery of these 2 vessels will raise the total number of ships in the MSC fleet to 14 bringing to a close this phase of the companies development plan.