The latest MSC Cruises
ship will be launched today, with the MSC Musica setting sail on her maiden Mediterranean cruise
was delivered last week to France, where the official ceremony was joined by French film legend Gerard Depardieu. Today's official launch will be announced by actress Sophia Loren, another world-renowned name.MSC Musica
is the new flagship of the MSC Cruises
stable and has been docked in Saint Nazaire in France, where it has been visited and explored by 25,000 people who were involved with its construction and their families, among others.
Ms Loren will be joined by VIPs from Australia and New Zealand at today's official MSC Musica
launch, which will take place in the beautiful Italian city of Venice.
MSC Musica is the first MSC Cruises
ship to be delivered in what is a three-year plan to add a number of new ships to the fleet.
Five new ships in total will be delivered until 2009, including the two biggest ships ever to be commissioned by a European cruise line.
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