MSC Cruises: Behind the Scenes Vlog

Behind the Scenes Vlog - MSC Belissima in Southampton
(c)Cruise with Ben & David

We go behind the scenes of the biggest shipyards in the world to see the construction of MSC Cruises MSC Bellissima, MSC Virtuosa and MSC Grandiosa. This is a unique and fascinating vlog of the building of cruise ships.

The Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard – previous STX France – is the builder of some of the world largest passenger ships. MSC Bellissima cruise ships is an all seasons ship and is filled with new features and amenities for guests of all ages and interests.

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MSC Cruises: Behind the Scenes Vlog Episodes

Episode 1: MSC Virtuosa Steel Cutting Ceremony

We begin our tour of the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard with the steel cutting ceremony of the MSC Virtuosa.

MSC Virtuosa will be one of the two largest ship in the MSC Cruises’ fleet. She will include two brand new Cirque du Soleil at Sea shows and a virtual personal cruise assistant, Zoe.


Episode 2: MSC Belissima Ship Tour

We go behind the scenes and tour the nearly finished cruise ship MSC Bellissima. With just 6 months until she begins service – we see her construction so far.


Episode 3: MSC Belissima Float out & MSC Grandiosa Coin Ceremony

In the final part we see MSC Cruises MSC Grandiosa’s coin ceremony and take a walk under the MSC Bellissima just before she is floated out for the first time.

MSC Grandiosa is the first first Meraviglia-Plus ship – larger than the MSC Belissima and MSC Meravigilia. It will feature 11 dining venues, 21 bars and lounges and a Mediterranean-style promenade.

Find out more about the MSC Grandiosa.


Episode 4: MSC Belissima Completed Ship Tour

We tour the completed MSC Bellissima cruise ship in Southampton, England. We see her final construction as she prepares for her star studded naming ceremony.