Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg ("Marine Façade") welcomed MSC Meraviglia
MSC Meraviglia cruise ship (MSC Cruises) called at the Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg ("Marine Façade"), IAA PortNews correspondednt reports from the port.
The 315-meter long liner of 5,700 passengers in capacity will leave the port on 20 September 2018. According to MSC, Russian tourists account for 1.5% of the company’s total sales.
MSC Cruises, part of the MSC Group is the Swiss-based, world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and brand market leader in Europe and South America, sailing year-round in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Seasonal itineraries cover northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, Cuba and the French Antilles, South America, southern Africa, China and Abu Dhabi, Dubai and India.
Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg “Marine Façade” PLC is in the ownership of the city of St. Petersburg and is the largest passenger seaport in Russia. Construction of Marine Façade began in 2006. The port can accommodate cruise and ferry ships of up to 330 m long and with a draft of up to 8.8 m. The length and depth of new access channels - 10 km and 11 m, accordingly. The port operates seven piers. The quay-side length – 2,171.06 m.