MSC Lirica

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MSC Lirica at Flåm.jpg
MSC Lirica in Flåm, Norway
Name: MSC Lirica
Owner: MSC Cruises
Operator: MSC Cruises
Port of registry: Panama
Builder: Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire, France
Cost: $250 million
Status: In service
Notes: Sister ship MSC Opera
General characteristics
Class and type: Lirica class cruise ship
Tonnage: 58,825 GT
Length: 251.25 m (824.31 ft)
Beam: 28.80 m (94.49 ft)
Draft: 6.60 m (21.65 ft)
Decks: 13 (9 for passengers)
Installed power: Four diesel generators (7,650 kW each)
Propulsion: Two azimuth thrusters (20,000 kW)
Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)
Capacity: 1,560 passengers (double occupancy)
Crew: 700
Notes: Fully stabilised

MSC Lirica is a Lirica Class cruise ship, owned and operated by MSC Cruises. She was the first newbuild cruise ship to enter service for MSC Cruises. She can accommodate 1,560 passengers in 780 cabins. Her crew complement is approximately 732.

Renaissance Program[edit]

The MSC Lirica will be the last ship of the Lirica class to undergo renovation under the "Renaissance Program". New features will include a spray park, refurbished shops, new child and teen areas, an enhanced buffet, a new lounge,and an extended restaurant. The work is scheduled to be completed by November 2015.[1][2]


The following is a list of itineraries for the MSC Lirica:

Dates Region Round-Trip Duration Ports of Call (visited)
April 2015-August 2015 West Mediterranean 7 nights Venice, Split, Santorini, Mykonos,
Dubrovnik & Ancona
December 2015-February 2016 South America 4 nights
8 nights
4 nights
Rio de Janeiro, Ubatuba, Ilhabela & Salvador Bahia, Ilheus & Buenos Aires, Punta Del Este, Ilhabela
May 2016-October 2016 Eastern Mediterranean 7 nights Venice, Bari, Argostoli, Mykonos, Heraklion & Split


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