First call of MSC Meraviglia on Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - On Tuesday, November 5th, the cruise vessel MSC Meraviglia of the cruise company MSC Cruises was in Curaçao for the first time. As usual, the captain and crew invited the port authorities, the agent and government officials to attend a ceremony to celebrate the so-called 'inaugural call' being the first visit of the ship to Curaçao. The ceremony includes the traditional exchange of placards taking place between the ship's Captain Stephano and the representatives of the local port and in this case in the presence of Minister of Governmental Affairs, Planning and Public Service, Mr. Armin Konket in the absence of Minister of Economic Development, Mrs. Giselle McWilliam and also representative of the shipping agent Maduro Shipping, Mr. Albert Elens.

The MSC Meraviglia has a capacity of 4,500 cruise passengers, is since June 2017 operational and is the worlds 6th largest cruise vessel.

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