First call MSC Divina to Bonaire
The cruise ship "Divina” of MSC Cruises visits Bonaire for the first time. During the inaugural visit representatives of the different stakeholders; OLB, Tourism Corporation Bonaire, Maduro Shipping agency, Harbor Office boarded the ship for the welcome ceremony.
Captain Stefano welcomed everyone aboard and thanked everyone for the being present.
During the ceremony, the captain, the crew and the stakeholders of the ship were welcomed and plaques and symbolic gifts were exchanged.
The MSC Divina is a 139,400 gross tons cruise ship owned and operated by MSC Cruises. She was constructed from 2010 to 2012 being originally named MSC Fantastica while under construction. MSC renamed her when near complete in the shipyard to honour the actress Sophia Loren.
She is the twelfth ship in MSC's fleet, and was the joint largest ship with MSC Preziosa at 139,400 tons. 3,502 passengers in 1,539 cabins are accommodated with a crew complement of 1,388. The MSC Divina entered service in May 2012, with her identical sister ship MSC Preziosa following in March 2013. MSC Divina cruises in the Caribbean and Mediterranean.