The Cruise Division of MSC Group, headquartered in Geneva, has two distinct brands within its structure – the contemporary and luxury brands. MSC Cruises, the contemporary brand, is the third largest cruise brand and leader in Europe, South America, the Gulf region and Southern Africa. Its fleet comprises 19 vessels and is projected to grow to 23 by 2025.
Meanwhile, the luxury brand, Explora Journeys, is set to start operating in 2023 with a fleet with the latest and most advanced environmental and maritime technologies available. MSC has long been committed to environmental stewardship with a long-term goal to achieve net-zero emissions for its operations by 2050. MSC is also a significant investor in next-generation environmental marine technologies, supporting their accelerated development and implementation.