MSC Meraviglia is the newest and most modern cruise ship in the fleet of MSC Cruises, which should be released in 2013. The vessel will be in the Musica class and will be designed and constructed according to the latest requirements of IMO, SOLAS and MARPOL for safety and environment. The cruise ships from this class are not the largest in the company, but definitely are some of the most profitable and most comfortable for the passengers. The overall length of MSC Meraviglia is 293.80 meters, while the length between perpendiculars is 286.00 meters. The cruise ship has gross tonnage of 96,000 gross tons and capacity for 2,650 passengers. In any case MSC Meraviglia will be one of the most beautiful and comfortable ships of MSC Cruises. The optimized size, shape and hull design is created in case to reduce the water resistance and improved propulsion system. The ship was ordered in 2008 in STX Europe shipyard in St. Nazaire, France. The plans were this vessel to be completed in 2011, but due to financial crisis the project was shelved and most probably will be finished in 2013.
The cruise ship MSC Meraviglia is projected to be beautiful, comfortable and luxury. The project is at price of 540 million USD and will have 1,250 staterooms for 2,650 guests. In any case MSC Meraviglia will give the fully comfort of MSC Cruises, as on board will be available a lot of attractions, entertainments, places for sports, sunbathing, shops, dinner places and etc. The large art gallery, museum, library and cinema will be available for young and adults during the voyage. Of course on board there are luxury shops from the largest brands of the world, which will reveal their collections in clothes and jewelry to the guests. Also 3 large pools, fields for mini golf, volleyball, basketball, fitness and climbing will fill the time of the passengers when traveling between the different destinations. And the dinner and lunch abilities are really great, as on board there are 5 different restaurants, which will give you the most delicious dished from different kitchens. On board of MSC Meraviglia there are also beauty salon and spa center.
The cruise ship also has reliable machinery and engineering. The main engine of MSC Meraviglia will be innovated and will give high output power and improved propulsion system, which will decrease the resistance and fuel consumption. In any case the owner and engineers of MSC Cruises were inspired by the ecology and wanted to create some of the most environmental ships, so MSC Meraviglia is created as green ship.
In any case the good engineering is not everything on board of each cruise ship. So on board of MSC Meraviglia the accommodations and entertainments will be on highest class and the service will be according to the high standards of MSC Cruises.