TIMELINE


The process, from design to keel laying to launch,
generally takes two to three years.

28 NOVEMBER 2016

Steel Cutting

MSC Cruises and STX France held on 28 November MSC Bellissima's traditional Steel Cutting ceremony at STX France's shipyard in Saint Nazaire, marking the official commencement of construction of the second member of our Meraviglia generation of ships, coming into service in 2019.

15 November 2017

Coin Ceremony

MSC Bellissima, the second of our Meraviglia class of ships coming into service in March 2019, celebrated her traditional coin ceremony where two commemorative coins were placed into one of the ship's blocks as a sign of blessing and good fortune for the ship and her crew.

What's Next

14 June 2018

Float Out

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27 February 2019

Delivery Ceremony

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2 March 2019

Naming ceremony