MSC unveils 2 'floating museums'

Meraviglia-Plus liners to have 500 sqm exhibition space

(ANSA) - Paris, February 1 - Two new liners operated by MCS are to be floating 'museums' with 500 sqm of space dedicated to classical and contemporary art, the cruise company said Monday.
    The announcement came during the traditional coin ceremony for MSC Meraviglia at the Saint-Nazaire shipyard operated by STX France. During the ceremony MSC confirmed existing options for the construction of two Meraviglia-plus liners with 2,444 cabins and a maximum capacity of 8,000 passengers and crew. The two new crusie ships should be ready in October 2019 and September 2020. MSC Meraviglia is due to come into service in June 2017.