travel42 Cruise Ship Review: MSC Cruises MSC Lirica

MSC Lirica travel42 Professional Ship Review

Built in 2003 by Chantiers de l'Atlantique, the 59,058-ton MSC Lirica is registered in Panama. The majority of the officers are Italian, and the 671-members crew hails from a multitude of countries.

MSC Cruises is a subsidiary of the parent company Mediterranean Shipping Co., based in Geneva, Switzerland, and operating one of the world's largest container-ship fleets. The cruising business began in the late 1980s, when MSC bought out Star Lauro and then took on second-hand ships, inclu...

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