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Registered Owner: Splendida Bail SNC  - Switzerland - Subsidiary of MSC  Crociere  - Operator: MSC Cruises - Italy   

Entered service in: 2009 - Gross Tonnage:  137.936  - Passenger cap. based on two:  3274 - All berths: 3952 - Passenger decks: 13 - Length o.a. : 333,30 m.- Beam:  37,92 m. - Draught: 8,65 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 5 diesel engines make Wärtsilä 2 of 16 cyl. type 46 each with a power of 16.800 kW. and 3-12 cyl. type 46 each with a power of 12.600 kW. Total installed power 71.400 kW. at 514 rpm. - Propulsion: by 2 Converteam electric motors power each 20.2 MW at 131 rpm. - 2 Fixed propellers with conventional shafts - Speed: 23,3 knots - Post Panamax Type - Largest ship type of MSC Crociere at the moment of delivery - Built at STX Europe - France - Yard no. B33 - Classification: Bureau Veritas - with *Clean Ship 2AWT* Certificate of BV. - Flag: Panama.

Introduction of Aurea Suites on MSC Fantasia from Nov. 5 -2011 and MSC Splendida from Nov. 13-2011 Named after the Aurea Spa and located on the upper decks, the Aurea Suites comprise 28 luxuriously appointed cabins, each formerly part of the deluxe MSC Yacht Club.
      Passenger space ratio all berths: 34.84

Sisterships: MSC Fantasia - MSC Divina  - MSC Preziosa

Genoa, July 25-2010 A Spanish woman killed in fall off gangway of cruise ship. She was boarding the ship when the top step of the gangway gave way. She was killed immediately. 
             If not oherwise stated all images courtesy MSC Crocieri and Henk van Geilswijk          



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