MSC Magnifica Flag Ceremony at STX Europe Shipyard

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (February 25, 2010)—This morning, MSC Cruises officially took ownership of its newest ship, MSC Magnifica, from the STX Europe shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France during a traditional flag ceremony.
The shipyard’s pennant and the French flag were lowered as the French national anthem played. Jacques Hardelay, general manager of STX Europe, formally handed the… [Continue Reading]

Maltapost Issues Special First Day Cover Stamp Celebrating MSC Splendida’s Maiden Call in Malta

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (Aug. 3, 2009) — On July 15, 2009, MSC Splendida, the new flagship of the MSC Cruises’ fleet, entered the harbor of La Valletta, Malta for its maiden call. To mark the maiden call as well as celebrate the 10th anniversary of MSC Cruises’ calling at Malta on a regular basis, Maltapost… [Continue Reading]