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MSC Reveal the look of their new class of ships

MSC Reveal the look of their new class of ships

Postby Skier Pete » 01 Jun 2017 03:22

HERE it is

what do you think?



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READ about it here

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Re: MSC Reveal the look of their new class of ships

Postby khkate » 01 Jun 2017 13:45

It doesn't do much for me I'm afraid. Cannot understand why cruise lines are building their cruise ships bigger and bigger - it will seriously reduce the places where they can call and/or make it more difficult for ports to be able to handle them. However big a ship is, there are still limited ways on and off. Even in somewhere large, like Barcelona, one of these ship s with a couple of smaller (but standard) cruise ships in and the whole place will be swamped and unbearable.
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Postby judgegeoff » 01 Jun 2017 17:19

At first view it is not to the liking of this old dinosaur! There do not appear to be many places where one can sit outside except on the top deck(s). However, to be fair, I will reserve final judgement for when I have seen further details and photos. But this old dinosaur generally prefers older ships that have terraced decks with tables and chairs (I am unable to use sunbeds or loungers).

This is the sort of seating I prefer (stern of Fred. Olsen's "Braemar") :-
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Postby Peka » 01 Jun 2017 22:38

judgegeoff wrote:At first view it is not to the liking of this old dinosaur! There do not appear to be many places where one can sit outside except on the top deck(s). However, to be fair, I will reserve final judgement for when I have seen further details and photos. But this old dinosaur generally prefers older ships that have terraced decks with tables and chairs (I am unable to use sunbeds or loungers).

This is the sort of seating I prefer (stern of Fred. Olsen's "Braemar") :-
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Sorry MSC but that is not a ship... it doesn't even seem to pretend to look like a ship! :?
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Postby JollyJill » 01 Jun 2017 22:41

Sorry but it's not my cup of tea. Give me a traditional looking ship any day.
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Postby sparkiethecruiser » 02 Jun 2017 00:03

it for some reason reminds me of a cross between a sports car and whale. I'm not even sure why it just does. Never say never but not really a fan. I like a ship to look like a ship lol
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Postby Peka » 02 Jun 2017 13:14

sparkiethecruiser wrote:it for some reason reminds me of a cross between a sports car and whale. I'm not even sure why it just does. Never say never but not really a fan. I like a ship to look like a ship lol

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It vaguely made me think of K-9 from Doctor Who :think:

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Postby Dave » 02 Jun 2017 18:45

What do I think? :think:

I think that the shape is aesthetically pleasing. :thumbup: (It's true that it doesn't look much like an old ship, but I doubt if it's meant to. ;) )

For us though, going on holiday with several thousand other people (up to 6580!) doesn't appeal in the slightest. :thumbdown:
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Postby Camela » 02 Jun 2017 19:15

Designed by a Formula 1 designer? I looks very aerodynamic!
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Postby tomvet » 02 Jun 2017 20:22

I like the look of the ship but almost 7000 passengers is daunting! I wonder if they will do cabins for 5!!!
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