MSC Euribia completes sea trials

MSC Cruises' second LNG-powered vessel set for finishing touches

MSC Cruises’ MSC Euribia has successfully completed her deep-water intensive systems tests during a four-day trial in the Atlantic Ocean. MSC Cruises’ latest flagship will next receive her finishing touches at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint Nazaire, France before being officially delivered to MSC Cruises on 31 May.

MSC Euribia – the cruise line’s second liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered ship  – will be MSC Cruises’ 22nd ship to join its fleet. The ship will be officially named on 8 June in Copenhagen, Denmark before sailing a maiden inaugural season in Northern Europe from her homeport in Kiel, Germany.

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With a capacity of 6,327 passengers, MSC Euribia will feature innovative and advanced marine technology, as well as LNG fuel to minimise her environmental footprint. She will also strike a new silhouette with an exclusive customised fresco painted on her exterior that celebrates MSC Cruises’ commitment to protect and preserve the marine environment.

MSC Euribia is named after the ancient goddess Eurybia, who harnessed the winds, weather, and constellations to master the seas, illustrating the vision of the ship to deploy advanced sustainable solutions do the same. Designed with an ocean-inspired colour palette on her hull, the visual masterpiece entitled “#SavetheSea” is a representation of MSC Cruises’ ongoing dedication to the sea and commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

MSC Euribia will begin to set sail for her inaugural season in Northern Europe in June, offering 7-night sailings from Kiel, Germany and Copenhagen, Denmark to the captivating Norwegian Fjords including Geiranger, Ålesund, and Flaam.

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