Registered Owner: Splendida Bail SNC - Switzerland - Subsidiary of MSC Crociere - Operator: MSC Cruises - Italy
Entered service in: 2009 - Gross Tonnage: 137.936 - Passenger cap. based on two: 3274 - All berths: 3952 - Passenger decks: 13 - Length o.a. : 333,30 m.- Beam: 37,92 m. - Draught: 8,65 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 5 diesel engines make Wärtsilä 2 of 16 cyl. type 46 each with a power of 16.800 kW. and 3-12 cyl. type 46 each with a power of 12.600 kW. Total installed power 71.400 kW. at 514 rpm. - Propulsion: by 2 Converteam electric motors power each 20.2 MW at 131 rpm. - 2 Fixed propellers with conventional shafts - Speed: 23,3 knots - Post Panamax Type - Largest ship type of MSC Crociere at the moment of delivery - Built at STX Europe - France - Yard no. B33 - Classification: Bureau Veritas - with *Clean Ship 2AWT* Certificate of BV. - Flag: Panama.
|Introduction of Aurea Suites on MSC Fantasia from Nov. 5 -2011 and MSC Splendida from Nov. 13-2011 Named after the Aurea Spa and located on the upper decks, the Aurea Suites comprise 28 luxuriously appointed cabins, each formerly part of the deluxe MSC Yacht Club.|
|Passenger space ratio all berths: 34.84|
Sisterships: MSC Fantasia - MSC Divina - MSC Preziosa
|Genoa, She was boarding the ship when the top step of the gangway gave way. She was killed immediately.A Spanish woman killed in fall off gangway of cruise ship.|
|If not oherwise stated all images courtesy MSC Crocieri and Henk van Geilswijk|
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