Nearly 30% more passengers compared to last year embarked on a cruise from the Port of Durban during the 2018/2019 cruise season according to data released by Transnet National Ports Authority.
MSC Cruises has invested significant money in the local cruise industry and has contributed immeasurably to Durban’s status as the lead homeport in the country, according to Acting Port Manager at the […]
MSC Musica has ended her 2018/19 South African cruise season on a high note, departing for Europe on Saturday after spending five months sailing from Durban and Cape Town on roundtrip itineraries […]
MSC Musica spent a second night at anchor outside Cape Town Harbour Friday, prevented from entering the port by strong winds gusting up to 50-knots.
Anecdotal reports from the first passengers taking a cruise from Durban aboard the new SA-based cruise ship MSC Musica indicate that wait times at the N-Shed terminal for boarding have been reduced […]
MSC Musica arrived in Durban Wednesday morning at the end of a 24-night repositioning cruise from Venice, via Greece, Israel, Aqaba in Jordan, the Seychelles, Mauritius and Reunion.
At 294m, 92,409 gross tons and carrying 2,550 passengers, MSC Musica is the largest cruise ship that MSC Cruises has ever homeported in South Africa. From November, 2018 to March, 2019, she […]
The deployment of a much larger cruise ship in the South African market is a sign of MSC Cruises’ confidence in the SA source market, and of South Africans’ growing desire for […]
MSC Cruises will deploy MSC Orchestra in Durban, South Africa for the 2019/2020 cruise season, instead of MSC Musica, according to scheduled itineraries for both ships.
MSC Cruises is a major Italian cruise brand that has exploded into the mainstream in the last 15 years through an ambitious newbuild program and the cornering of emergent cruise markets like […]