Published on : Monday, June 11, 2018
The MSC’s 15th was inaugurated by the Godmother Sophia Loren, she cut the ribbon on the champagne and formally announced the name of the ship.
Italian TV hosts Michelle Hunziker and Lorella Cuccarini hosted the ceremony and there were entertaining performances from children’s choir Piccolo Coro Dell’Antoniano and opera singer Matteo Bocelli, son of Andrea.
Gianluigi Aponte, MSC founder and executive chairman, was present at the occasion along with his family.Chefs Ramon Freixa and Roy Yamaguchi were among the other guests.MSC first restaurant at sea has received interested from two Michelin star Freixa.
The Seaview started off on its maiden voyage on Sunday and it will sail from six Mediterranean ports namely Genoa, Marseille, Barcelona, Naples, Messina (Sicily) and Valletta.
The main motive of MSC with the launch of Seaview was to provide the ship with an outdoors feel. It has the highest ratio of outdoor spaces of any MSC ship.