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Cruising Again Soon: MSC Start Dates By Ship

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MSC Cruises will have the MSC Virtuosa, MSC Grandiosa, MSC Seashore, MSC Seaview, MSC Seaside, MSC Preziosa, MSC Splendida, MSC Magnifica, MSC Orchestra and MSC Musica cruising by August, while other ships are still scheduled to cruise, according to published deployment data.

Here's a ship-by-ship look at the expected first sailing of each MSC ship as the cruise industry gets back into service, using deployment data and MSC's website. Data is subject to change due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

MSC Armonia
Capacity at 100%: 1,554
Date: July 2, 2021
Homeport: Miami
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Key West, Nassau (with overnight) and Ocean Cay (with overnight)

MSC Bellissima
Capacity at 100%: 4,500
Date: November 28, 2021
Homeport: Yokohama
Length: 9 nights
Itinerary: Kagoshima, Naha, Ishigaki and Keelung

MSC Divina
Capacity at 100%: 3,500
Date: July 4, 2021
Homeport: Port Canaveral
Length: 4 nights
Itinerary: Ocean Cay and Nassau  

MSC Fantasia
Capacity at 100%: 3,300

Date: November 7, 2021
Homeport: Genoa
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: La Spezia, Naples, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona and Marseille    

MSC Grandiosa
Capacity at 100%: 4,888
Date: In service since January 24, 2021
Homeport: Genoa
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Civitavecchia, Naples, Palermo and Valletta

MSC Lirica  
Capacity at 100%: 1,560
Date: November 7, 2021
Homeport: Venice to Durban
Length: 26 nights
Itinerary: Split, Heraklion, Rhodes, Limassol, Eilat, Aqaba, Suez Canal Transit, Salalah, Port Louis and La Possession

MSC Magnifica
Capacity at 100%: 2,550
Date: June 20, 2021
Homeport: Venice
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Bari, Piraeus, Mykonos and Split

MSC Meraviglia
Capacity at 100%: 4,500
Date: July 3, 2021
Homeport: Miami
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Ocho Rios, Grand Cayman, Cozumel and Ocean Cay

MSC Musica
Capacity at 100%: 2,550
Date: June 20, 2021
Homeport: Warnemunde
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Bergen, Olden, Oslo and Copenhagen   

MSC Opera 
Capacity at 100%: 1,712
Date: October 25, 2021
Homeport: Venice to Abu Dhabi
Length: 18 nights
Itinerary: Split, Piraeus, Rhodes, Heraklion, Limassol, Eilat, Aqaba, Suez Canal Transit, Salalah and Abu Dhabi

MSC Orchestra
Capacity at 100%: 2,550
Date: June 5, 2021
Homeport: Venice
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Bari, Corfu, Mykonos and Dubrovnik

MSC Poesia
Capacity at 100%: 2,550
Date: October 28, 2021
Homeport: Genoa
Length: 11 nights
Itinerary: Civitavecchia, Palermo, Piraeus, Istanbul and Kusadasi  

MSC Preziosa
Capacity at 100%: 3,500
Date: June 21, 2021
Homeport: Hamburg
Length: 14 nights
Itinerary: Flam, Molde, Tromso, Longyearbyen, Honningsvag and Hellesylt

MSC Seashore
Capacity at 100%: 4,560
Date: August 1, 2021
Homeport: Civitavecchia to Genoa
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Naples, Messina, Valletta, Barcelona and Marseille

MSC Seaside
Capacity at 100%: 4,140
Date: May 1, 2021
Homeport: Genoa
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Civitavecchia, Taranto, Syracuse and Valletta

MSC Seaview
Capacity at 100%: 4,140
Date: June 19, 2021
Homeport: Kiel
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Copenhagen, Hellesylt, Alesund and Flam

MSC Sinfonia
Capacity at 100%: 1,554
Date: November 20, 2021
Homeport: Venice to Rio de Janeiro
Length: 19 nights
Itinerary: Valletta, Barcelona, Alicante, Cádiz, Málaga, Palma de Mallorca, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Salvador

MSC Splendida
Capacity at 100%: 3,300
Date: June 12, 2021
Homeport: Trieste
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Bari, Dubrovnik, Corfu and Kotor

MSC Virtuosa
Capacity at 100%: 4,888
Date: May 20, 2021
Homeport: Southampton
Length: 4 nights
Itinerary: Portland  

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