Newest MSC cruise ship arrives in Miami ahead of inaugural Caribbean cruises


The first of MSC’s Seaside EVO-class ships arrived in Miami on Sunday ahead of its inaugural Caribbean cruise on November 20. The billion dollar ship left Barcelona, ​​Spain just a few weeks ago, from where it completed its first season of Mediterranean cruising.

Originally slated to start sailing earlier this year in June, the ship first sailed with passengers in August. Prior to her departure on her inaugural cruises from the United States to the Bahamas, MSC Seashore will sail for a 3-day cruise during which she will officially bear her name.

Sail the Caribbean and Bahamas

Although its exterior appearance is similar to that of its sister Seaside-class ships MRSC Seaside and MSC sea view, MSC Seashore is, in fact, completely redesigned with more than 65% of the public spaces redesigned, the ship is 16 meters (53 feet) more and offers different entertainment options, bars, restaurant, more outdoor space (10,000 m2), and 200 other passenger cabins.

MSC Seashore was designed with Miami’s warm climate in mind, while the ship’s striking rear section mirrors that of the Miami-style beach condos the city is famous for.

Photo courtesy: MSC Cruises

The ship is also equipped with cutting edge environmental technology, UV treated air systems and a fully immersive interactive design that integrates touch screens around the ship, TVs in the cabins and the company app. cruise ship, MSC for me.

MSC Seashore will depart for the first cruise to the Caribbean and Bahamas on November 20. Departing from its home port of Miami, Florida, the 169,500 gross tonne, 4,560 passenger cruise ship will be permanently based in the United States.

Her first cruise will stop at Cozumel, Falmouth, Jamaica, and MSC Ocean Cay, Bahamas, before returning to Miami, Florida. Passengers can combine this cruise with an additional trip comprising two additional days at Ocean Cay, a stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and a final stop in Nassau, Bahamas.

However, before the start of its first cruise to Miami, the ship will go on a three-day cruise for guests.

Sophia Loren will be the godmother of MSC Seashore

Departure Wednesday November 17th MSC Seashore will sail on a three-day cruise to MSC’s private island, Ocean Cay, Bahamas. Here the ship will be officially named by MSC’s Favorite Godmother, Sophia Loren. This will be the sixteenth time the actress has sponsored an MSC cruise ship.

Loren and the owners of the cruise line, the Aponte family, have enjoyed a special relationship for many years: “It’s family” said Loren, “I have known this family since they had children. We live in the same city. It’s a lifelong relationship.

MSC Seashore
MSC Seashore (Image courtesy of MSC Cruises)

The baptism of MSC Seashore will also be the official opening of Ocean Cay. Guests aboard the special christening ceremony cruise will include a select group of travel counselors, agents, executives and company staff, as well as special guests. They will get a first glimpse of one of the most innovative and recent ships departing from PortMiami.

During the cruise, there will be festivities on board and ashore at Ocean Cay, while during the evening, guests will enjoy a special gala dinner.

MSC Seashore sails from Cruise Terminal F in Port Miami. From 2023, it will sail from the cruise line new state-of-the-art cruise terminal, which will simultaneously accommodate three EVO class ships and will be able to carry 36,000 passengers in one day.

The new MSC vessel will be the last vessel in the fleet to begin operations from the United States since suspensions began in spring 2020. MSC Meraviglia was the first of the fleet to return home in August 2021, the ship is currently leaving PortMiami, Florida. MSC Divina followers by restarting in September and also becoming the first MSC vessel to be homeported in Port Canaveral, Florida.

MSC Seashore cruise ship


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