MSC Crociere

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner MSC PREZIOSA from 15.11 to 04.12.2022

And once again the 2013 built 333 metres long liner MSC PREZIOSA was seen at Palumbo Malta Shipyard on Tuesday 15th November passing breakwaters at 0923 hrs coming from Hamburg, Germany. She entered straight to Dock 6 for drydocking etc. On Saturday 3rd December, 2022 morning she was shifted to Parlatorio Wharf. Upon completion of …

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Cruise Liner News – MSC LIRICA to homeport in Piraeus, Greece in Summer 2022

The 2003 built liner MSC LIRICA will use Piraeus, Greece as homeport during Summer 2022. She was originally scheduled to sail from Venice but now she will offer a newly designed 7 night itinerary with 28 sailings between April  and October 2022 calling Kusadasi at Turkey; Haifa at Israel; Limassol at Cyprus and the Greek …

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Valletta Cruise Port – Cruise Liner MSC VIRTUOSA maiden call – 10.11.2021

On Wednesday 10th November, 2021 the 2021 built liner MSC VIRTUOSA entered Grand Harbour, Malta during her maiden call on a dull day passing breakwaters at 0702 hrs berthing at Valletta Cruise Port. MSC VIRTUOSA is a Meraviglia-Plus built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, France. She is the second ship in the Meraviglia-Plus class and sister ship to MSC …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner MSC ORCHESTRA from 25.10 to 10.11.2021.

Since MSC Cruises bought 50 % stake in Palumbo Malta Shipyards back to July 2020 , more MSC Crociere liners are calling to the yard. For the second time this year the 294 metres long cruise liner MSC ORCHESTRA entered Grand Harbour at 1642 hrs on Monday 25th October coming from Monfalcone, Italy berthing starboard …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner MSC LIRICA from 10.09 to 19.10.21

The second call at Palumbo Malta Shipyard for the cruise liner MSC LIRICA during 2021 was done in September. She entered Grand Harbour on Thursday 9th September at 1803 hrs on completion of 2 cruise liner departures. She berthed at Pinto 1 and 2 wharves part of Valletta Cruise Port On Friday 10th September she …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner MSC PREZIOSA from 10.08 to 09.09.2021

The former late Muammar Gaddafi owned cruise liner MSC PREZIOSA entered Grand Harbour, Malta on Tuesday 10th August, 2021 at 0813 hrs coming from Naples, Italy bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyard berthing starboard side alongside Parlatorio Wharf. On 1st July, 2008 she was ordered with her keel laid on 5th December 2008 at the STX …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner MSC FANTASIA from 09.06.2021 to 23.06.2021

Another MSC Crociere cruise liner seen in the second quarter of 2021 was the 2008 built MSC FANTASIA. She entered Grand Harbour on Wednesday 9th June at 0847 hrs coming from Augusta, Sicily berthing starboard side alongside at Parlatorio Wharf assisted by tug SEA SALVOR of which by 0938 hrs pilot was completed. On Wednesday 16th …

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Cruise Liner News – MSC SEASIDE with positive COVID-19 case – 07.06.2021

The 2017 built Seaside Class cruise liner MSC SEASIDE which was planned to enter Grand Harbour, Malta on Monday 7th June, 2021 was refused to enter the country after a passenger tested positive for COVID-19.  In fact during the normal procedure of calling 2 hours before the actual eta she was instructed by Valletta VTS …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner MSC DIVINA 07.05.2021 – 07.06.2021

Another MSC Crociere cruise liner seen in the second quarter of 2021 was the 2012 built MSC DIVINA. She entered Grand Harbour on Friday 7th May at 1324 hrs coming from Civitavecchia, Italy berthing starboard side alongside at Parlatorio Wharf. MSC DIVINA is the third ship of the four Fantasia class – built in 2012 by …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner MSC MUSICA 08.05.2021 – 27.05.2021

Another MSC Crociere liner that was seen twice in 2021 at Palumbo Malta Shipyards (Leaving on 9th April and 6th May) once again the 15 year old lady MSC MUSICA entered Grand Harbour on 8th May at 0707hrs this time for drydocking inside Dock 6. MSC MUSICA is the leading ship of her class – built …

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