The reduction in capacity is driven by the loss of two months of cruise days on three drydocking stretch projects for the Sinfonia, Opera and Lirica, which will emerge with more capacity for future cruises.
The big push for MSC starts in 2017, when the brand will welcome four ships over a two-year time span. According to estimates, by 2020, MSC will be carrying an estimated 2.4 million passengers annually.
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