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Registered Owner: Newco Lirica SA - Switserland -Beneficial Owner MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co.-Switserland - Operator MSC Cruises - Italy 

         MSC LIRICA  First newbuilding for MSC Cruises.
 Dec. 2013 MSC to enlarge and upgrade its four Lirica-class ships over the next two years in a €200 milj. program at Fincantieri - Palermo yard. The upgrades of MSC Armonia, MSC Lirica, MSC Sinfonia and MSC Opera will also yield new entertainment options including water parks, and advanced technology and expanded retail options. The Lirica-class ships were built between 2003 and 2005 at STX France in Saint-Nazaire. Each is currently 251 meters long, 60,000 gross tons and carries 2,069 passengers. After the renovations, the ships will stretch 275 meters, tonnage will grow to approx.65,000 and capacity to 2,680. The projects will add 193 cabins for passengers and 59 cabins for crew, per ship.

MSC Lirica is scheduled to undergo the work in 2015 from Aug. 21 to Nov. 9. and is the last one. 

Entered service: 2003 - Refit: 2015 stretching - Gross Tonnage : 65.591  -  Pass. cap. lower beds: 2069 - All berths: 2680 -  Passenger decks: 10 - Length: 274,90 m.- Beam: 28,80 m.- Draught: 6,81 m.- Drive: diesel/electric: 4 diesel engines make Wartsila  - type: 12V/38A - total output 30.600 kW. - Propulsion: 2 Alstom pods output each 10.000 kW. - Max. speed: 21,5 knots - Service speed: 18.5 knots - Built: (Chantiers de l'Atlantique) STX France - Yard no: K32 - Lengthened: Fincantieri - Palermo - Classification: BV - Flag: Panama- (all data after stretching)

Sistership: MSC Opera

Key new features after stretching:  

          Passenger space ratio all berths: 24.47
          Passenger space ratio lower berths: 31.7


Images before Lengthened

Images after lengthened

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