Winter surprises for MSC Cruises. First, the launch of a new ship that will become the fourth operator to operate in the Mediterranean during the next season. These MSC Magnifica, ship 93mila tonnes and 1259 cabins for a maximum capacity of 3 thousand passengers: after the maiden voyage, departing from Hamburg on March 6, will operate between November and March, based in Venice. “This is a clear signal – says the sales manager for Msc Italy, Leonardo Massa – of how customers would be willing now the cruise as a type of holiday to be made in any month of the year The most modern cruise fleet in the world continues to grow with the launch of the majestic MSC Magnifica. After a spectacular launch ceremony in Hamburg, the new ship in the Musica class will enter service in March 2010. MSC Magnifica will carry 2518 passengers, most of them will have the luxury of a cabin with sea view and private balcony. The lucky passenger MSC Magnifica will be taken by a crew deftly from 1000 people. MSC Magnifica blends superior comfort with innovative design and advanced technology, offering energy-efficient performance and environmental performance.