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Saturday, December 7, 2019

    MSC Lirica

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    MSC Lirica
    MSC Cruises' MSC Lirica

    MSC Lirica (MSC Cruises)

    Overview

    MSC Lirica was MSC’s first newbuild ship. She was launched in 2002 and sailed on her maiden voyage in March 2003. MSC Lirica is identical to her sister ship MSC Opera built in 2004.

    Trivia

    During a 2 year refurbishment in 2014-2015, MSC Lirica was cut and stretched to fit an extra 80-foot mid-section. This operation saw Lirica gain nearly 200 new cabins.

    Ship info

    Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
    Status:In service
    Ship size:Mid-size ship
    Ship class:Lirica
    Sister ships:
    Passengers:1,984
    Staterooms:992
    Total crew:721
    Ship length:274.9 m
    Ship beam:32.0 m
    Ship draft:6.8 m
    Tonnage:66
    No. of decks:9
    Elevators:9
    Service speed:18.0 knots
    Onboard currency:Euro
    Registry port:Panama (Panama)
    IMO number:9246102
    Call sign:HOPW
     

    Build details

    Shipyard:
    Build date:2001
    Build cost:$250 million
    Entered service:March 2003

     
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