MSC Cruises has today revealed the name of its second Seaside class ship. The ship which will be identical the MSC Seaside and at 154,000 gross tons is named as MSC Seaview. The large ship will be identical to the first ship in its class.
The ship, which will make its debut in 2018 will feature a 360 degree promenade which will go all around the deck. On the promenade there will be all kinds of dining venues, bars and shops. It will become the hive of the ship where passengers will spend a lot of their time onboard. This space will be open air where guests will also be able to enjoy breathtaking ocean views.
When the MSC Seaview first enters service it will spend its inaugural season sailing in the Western Mediterranean. The ship will home port from Genoa in Italy, Barcelona in Spain and Marseille in France with ports of calls including Naples, Messina and Valetta. MSC Cruises will reveal further itinerary details in the future along with specific ship features.
MSC Seaview is being constructed by Fincantieri in Italy. The vessel will carry a maximum of 5,429 guests in 2,067 cabins. There will be 1,413 crew members in 759 cabins. The MSC Seaview is the second built-in the Seaside class which is scheduled to be completed by May 2018. A third Seaside class ship is expected in 2021. There are many more MSC cruise ship on order up until 2026.