April 09, 2008

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.