MSC Seaview in Ajaccio
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|Laid down:||16 October 2015|
|Launched:||23 August 2017|
|Sponsored by:||Sophia Loren|
|Class and type:||Seaside-class cruise ship|
MSC Seaview is the second ship of the company’s Seaside-class and is a sister ship to the MSC Seaside that entered service in December 2017. The cruise ship has a tonnage of 153,516 GT and accommodates 5,179 travelers.
On October 16, 2015, MSC Cruises performed the steel cutting of what would be their second Seaside-class ship. In July 2016, MSC Cruises announced that the name of their second Seaside-class ship would be the MSC Seaview. Her keel laying and coin ceremony was on February 2, 2017. On August 23, 2017, the MSC Seaview was floated out from the Fincantieri shipyard and began her sea trials on April 23, 2018.
Service and deployments
The MSC Seaview spent her maiden season in the Western Mediterranean before repositioning to Santos, Brazil later that year to serve MSC's South America program during the fall and winter seasons. She performs this rotation until being redeployed to Dubai to cruise the Persian Gulf in Fall 2020.
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