The MSC Divina is scheduled for launch for May 2012

Measuring 333.3m in length and 38m in beam, MSC Divina will have a total of 1751 cabins and will be able to travel at speeds of up 23.7 knots.

Pierfrancesco Vago, CEO of MSC Cruises stated:

“We are immensely proud to announce the signature of a letter of intent for the building of a new ship. At a time when many companies are cautious about investing, with this order MSC Cruises once again signals the record-breaking extent of its ambition. The new ship will bring our capacity to 1,400,000 passengers in 2013, confirming both the success of our strategy and our confidence in further growth. This letter of intent is also a demonstration of our faith in the STX Europe shipyard, which we are delighted to be able to support in these challenging times. We would like to thank all parties involved in making this initiative possible.”

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