Thursday, March 20, 2014

MSC Cruises Contracts with STX Europe for Two New Ships

MSC Cruises has signed a letter of intent for STX Europe to build two 167,600-ton vessels for delivery in 2017 and 2019. The ships will carry 4,500 passengers in double occupancy, up to a total capacity of 5,700 passengers, along with 1,536 crew members.

The contract will also include options for two additional ships to be built later. Construction is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2015 at the STX yard in Saint-Nazaire, France.

Complete details will be in today's edition of Cruise News Daily.

Prototype ship of up to four STX Europe will build for MSC Cruises

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