MSC Virtuosa

The fourth series of ships built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Ordered by MSC Cruises in 2014, the ships from the Meraviglia series are part of the fourth series of ships built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique. MSC Meraviglia, the first unit of the series delivered in May 2017, was followed by MSC Bellissima in March 2019, MSC Grandiosa in October 2020 and finally MSC Virtuosa one year later.

MSC Virtuosa Amazing experiences on board

  • An indoor promenade of 111 meters long, on 2 decks with an impressive LED ceiling.
  • MSC Yacht Club : new concept of “ship in the ship” which offers luxury and exclusivity of a private club.
  • 5 international speciality restaurants including the American Steakhouse brand “Butcher’s Cut” and 2 modern Japanese cuisine restaurants : Kaito Teppanyaki and Kaito Sushi Bar.
  • MSC for Me App : daily program on board, access to all services, possibility to book various services. Included : chat function to allow passengers to chat without Internet.
  • Interactive touch-screens placed everywhere on board allowing customers to check information, book services as theatre or restaurants.


Hybrid systems of cleaning of exhaust gas
Advanced system of sewage treatment
Main Features
MSC Virtuosa


331 m (1,085 ft)


43 m (141 ft)


8.5 m


181,000 UMS

Max. speed

22.3 kts

Passenger cabines


Passenger capacity




Total propulsive power

2×20 MW

Promenade / LED sky

111 / 95 m




Bureau Veritas

Discover the ships
in pictures

Construction steps

Order : March, 2016
Steel cutting : June, 21 2018
Keel laying : February, 2018
Floating out : November, 2019
Sea trials : September 2020
Delivery : February 1st, 2021
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