MV MSC Magnifica
© Christian Plagué
Steel twin pod motor vessel built in 2009 by STX Europe (Saint-Nazaire), France (Yard No.T32) for MSC Cruise Line .
- Length: 293.8m (964.5 ft)(overall), 269.14m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth of hull: 32.3m (105.6 ft)
- Draught: 8.0m (26.2 ft)(max)
- Tonnage: 85,000 gross/9429t deadweight
- Engines: Five Wärtsilä W16V38B diesels.
- Power/Propellers: 31680 kW/ 2 pods
- Speed: 23 knots
- Capacity: 2,550 passengers
- Crew: 1,027 (max)
- Navigation Officers: Italian
- Passenger Decks: 13
- Call Sign: 3FL04
- MMSI Number: 352594000
- IMO Number: 9387085
- Registry: Panama
- Sister Ships: MSC Musica, MSC Orchestra, MSC Poesia
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January 2009: Floated out, being the fourth “Panamax” vessel in the “Musica” class.
🆕© Jörn Prestien (14/07/2009)
January 17th 2010: Completed sea trials. Registered Owner; S32 Leasing Co Ltd, Switzerland. Registered Manager; MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co, Switzerland
February 26th – February 28th 2010: Due at Southampton for “Showcase” event .
March 6th 2010: Christening by Sophia Loren in Hamburg.
© Christian Plagué
🆕 © Erwin Willemse (04/10/2014)
🆕 © Pieter Inpyn (20/04/2018)
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