First call of MSC Meraviglia

Published on November 5, 2019

On Tuesday, November 5th, the cruise vessel MSC Meraviglia of the cruise company MSC Cruises was in Curaçao for the first time.

As usual, the captain and crew invited the port authorities, the agent and government officials to attend a ceremony to celebrate the so-called ‘inaugural call’ being the first visit of the ship to Curaçao. The ceremony includes the traditional exchange of placards taking place between the ship’s Captain and the representatives of the local port and in this case in the presence of Minister of Governmental Affairs, Planning and Public Service, Mr. Armin Konket and also representative of the shipping agent Maduro Shipping, Mr. Albert Elens.
The MSC Meraviglia has a capacity of 4,500 cruise passengers, is since June 2017 operational and is the world’s 6th largest cruise vessel.

On the photo: Captain Stephano, Minister of, Mr. Governmental Affairs, Planning and Public Service, Mr. Armin Konket, Mrs. Sau Bridgewater-Chong (PR official of CPA), Mr. Angelo Harms (CTB), Mr. Elfried Koots (Board member CPA), Mrs. Pharahien Pilgrim (Supervisor Shipping department of Maduro Shipping) and crew members of the ship.