MSC Cruises

About MSC


The MSC Cruises experience embodies the elegant side of the Mediterranean to create unique and unforgettable emotions for guests, through discovery of the world’s cultures, beauties and tastes. MSC Cruises translates its passion for the sea into a commitment to excellence in hospitality, professionalism, dedication and mastery of every single detail to ensure the complete happiness and satisfaction of each and every guest.

MSC Cruises is the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and brand market leader in Europe and South America. our ships sail year-round in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean, and our seasonal itineraries include Northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, South America, South Africa, China, the United Arab Emirates and Sir Bani Yas.

The Fleet

MSC Cruises’ 13 ships boast a host of cutting-edge innovations and the latest technologies, and its global fleet is one of the youngest at sea. By 2026, MSC Cruises fleet is set to comprise of 23 ships. A number of ships are currently under construction and coming into service soon: MSC Seaside (2017) and MSC Seaview (2018), two ships within the new Seaside class, and MSC Bellissima (2019), a ship in the Meraviglia class.

MSC Cruises is the cruise line with the highest number of cruise ships on order and in addition to the ships currently under construction, the Company is planning to build another two Meraviglia-Plus ships, a third Seaside class ship and lastly, four World class ships, each with next-generation LNG propulsion technology.


  • Mediterranean
  • North Europe
  • Caribbean & Antilles
  • Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sir Bani Yas
  • South America
  • South Africa
  • Asia
  • MSC Grand Voyages
  • MSC Grand Tour Mediterranean
  • MSC World Cruise