MSC Cruises (MSC Crociere) is a global cruise line registered in Switzerland and based in Geneva. It was founded in Naples, Italy in 1989.
MSC Cruises is the world’s largest privately held cruise company, employing about 23,500 people worldwide. MSC Cruises is part of the Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC), the world’s second biggest container shipping operator.
The company is ranked is the fourth largest cruise company in the world, after Carnival Corporation & plc, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.