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Postby aukepalmhof » Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:37 pm

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Built as a passenger cruise vessel under yard No A33 by STX Europe, St Nazaire France for CNF Compania Naviera Fantasia, Naples.
09 January 2007 laid down.
01 March 2008 launched as the MSC FANTASIA.
Tonnage 137,936 grt, 107, 916 nrt, 15,000 dwt., dim. 333.3 x 37.9 x 8.65m, (draught), length bpp. 296m.
Powered, diesel electric by 2 Wärtsilä 16V46c and 3 Wärtsilä 12V46C diesel engines, two electrical propulsion engines, manufactured by Converteam, each 20,200 kW, twin propellers, speed 22.7 knots.
Accommodation for 3900 passengers and 1313 crew.
10 December 2008 completed, under Panama flag and registry, IMO No 9359791.
18 December 2008 christened by the film star Sophia Loran in Naples.

After delivery managed by MSC Crociere SA., Basil

December 2008 sold to Fantasia Bad Snc, Basel, Switzerland, not renamed still managed by MSC Crociere.

MSC FANTASIA is an Italian FANTASIA-class cruise ship owned and operated by MSC Cruises. She entered service in December 2008. She was the largest ship operated by MSC Cruises, along with her sister ship MSC SPLENDIDA , until the entrance to service of MSC DIVINA (2012) and MSC PREZIOSA (2013).
MSC FANTASIA was delivered to MSC Cruises on 11 December 2008. She was officially named on 18 December 2008, in Naples by Sophia Loren, and started on her maiden voyage on the same date. Since her first cruise, this vessel has been the flagship of the company.

Incidents
On March 5, 2009, high winds snapped the forward mooring lines of MSC FANTASIA while she was docked in Spain. The bow drifted away from the dock side and caused a passenger gangway to collapse into the water. One passenger and three crew members had to be rescued from the sea. One passenger was taken to hospital with head injuries, while the other three were treated for hypothermia. When she was sailing into Naples on April 5, 2012, she hit the wall of the dock, nobody was hurt, but she had a small dent on her stern area where she hit.
2018 In service, same name, owners and manager, Under Panama registry.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MSC_FANTASIA Bureau Veritas. https://www.miramarshipindex.nz and Faktaomfartyg.
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Re: MSC FANTASIA cruise vessel

Postby robertjohn2 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:20 am

These are some of the nice statistics for MSC fantasia vessel. I love reading about vessel tracking and their internal operational functions.
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