MSC VIRTUOSA Naming Ceremony
On November 27, 2021, the MSC VIRTUOSA was christened by film legend Sophia Loren. This time the ceremony took place in Dubai. For Mrs. Sophia Loren it was the 17th christening of an MSC cruise ship, just 9 days after the christening of her 16th ship. This winter, MSC VIRTUOSA has Dubai as her base port, from where she will continue cruises into the Gulf region until March 2022. MSC VIRTUOSA (IMO 9803625) is the second Meraviglia Plus class ship. She was built from 2018 to 2020 on the Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint Nazaire. Photo Gallery: https://www.cruisedeck.de/fotogalerie-msc-virtuosa-getauft/
Passenger died on board
A passenger died at Portland Port aboard the 'MSC Virtuosa' on Sp 5, 2021. The Dorset Police was called to Portland Port at 1.53 p.m. after receiving reports of the sudden death of a man. The man, in his 70s, was onboard the ship which had berthed at Portland Port in the morning. His death was not being treated as suspicious and his family has been informed. The matter was now with the coroner.
Passenger thrown off cruise ship
On July 28, 2021, a 37 year old rowdy passenger was thrown off the 'MSC Virtuosa' while she was visiting Greenock. The crew requested that a number of passengers disembarked the ship 'due to their conduct'. One passenger was issued with a formal police warning following the disturbance at the Ocean Terminal in the afternoon. Officers were called to reports of an altercation between passengers at around 4 p.m. No one was injured.Upload News