MSC Preziosa in facts and figures

The MSC Preziosa

  • 12th ship in MSC Cruises’ fleet, making the company the 3rd biggest operator in the world
  • 4th ship in Fantasia class
  • 140,000 tonnes
  • 550million euros (£470million, $712million) cost
  • 4,345 passengers
  • 1,751 cabins
  • 26 lifts
  • 18 decks – 14 for passengers
  • 4 main restaurants and two speciality ones
  • 21 bars
  • 4 swimming pools including an infinity pool
  • 12 whirlpools

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  • 120m waterslide – 9m of it over the side of the ship – with diameter of 90cm
  • 150kg maximum weight of each rider – 1.2m minimum height
  • 6m/sec average speed on waterslide
  • 80 seats and 18 dishes in Eataly Restaurant
  • 24 seats in Ristorante Italia
  • 1,700 sq m Aurea spa offering 20 kinds of massage, 19 body treatments, 19 facials and 4 couples rituals
  • March 23, 2013 – naming ceremony in Genoa, Italy, by 78-year-old actress Sophia Loren
  • Sophia Loren has named 9 MSC ships – Preziosa will be her 10th

I’ll be there. Follow my tweets, pictures and blogs on @shipmonk

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