MSC Cruises launched its newest ship,
the 1,275-stateroom MSC Poesia, on Saturday in Dover, U.K.
Part of the line's Musica class, the ship accommodates up to 2,550
guests with double occupancy and will sail on seven- and 11-night
itineraries including Italy, Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Crete, Libya
and Malta for the rest of the year. The ship's christening was
celebrated by actress Sophia Loren and England's Prince and
Princess Michael of Kent.