MSC Euribia has made its maiden call to the Spanish port of Cadiz. A plaque exchange ceremony took place onboard between Captain Pietro Sinisi and Teófila Martínez, the president of the Port Authority of the Bay of Cadiz.
The MSC Cruises vessel also became the first cruise ship to be fuelled with LNG at the port. MSC Euribia received the fuel before beginning its 13-night voyage to Hamburg, Germany, with calls at Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Tenerife in the Canary Islands, as well as Casablanca in Morocco, Funchal and Lisbon in Portugal, and Southampton in the UK.
MSC Euribia is the second ship in MSC Cruises’ fleet to be powered by LNG. The cruise line has three new LNG ships on order; MSC World America, which is scheduled to join the fleet in April 2025, and World Class 3 and World Class 4, which are expected to be delivered in 2026 and 2027. All three will be constructed by French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’ Atlantique.