The name is testament to MSC's ambitious growth plans in the US and Caribbean
MSC Cruises has announced that the name of its new ship is MSC World America, ahead of the vessel being deployed in North America.
Commenting on the news, MSC Cruises USA president Rubén A Rodriguez said: “MSC World America is a testament to our ambitious growth plans in the United States and Caribbean, and it further solidifies MSC Cruises as a major player in the North American market with another of our largest, most glamorous ships coming to the region.”
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The news follows MSC Cruises’ recent announcement of its largest deployment from North American homeports, underscoring the cruise line’s commitment to the region.
Created in 1989, up until now, the Italian-based cruise line has primarily served the European market, with only minor deployments in other regions.
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The announcement comes as MSC World America’s physical construction begins at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in western France.
The vessel is expected to enter service in 2025 and will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), the cleanest fuel for modern cruise ships.
For more information, visit www.msccruises.co.uk