MSC MAGNIFICA debuts in Porto Cruise Terminal to board passengers
On March 25, the Porto Cruise Terminal welcomed the first turnaround cruise call. MSC Magnifica from MSC Cruises brought to Leixões nearly 3.000 passengers mostly Brazilians. More than 200 passengers have disembarked here and 250 other passengers all Portuguese have started at Leixões a new voyage towards Hamburg.
It was a historic moment for the Porto Cruise Terminal with great impact in the North of Portugal Region economy. A ceremony on board of Magnifica was held to celebrate this special day to the Porto Cruise Terminal and for the region, which was attended by the Mayor of Matosinhos Municipality Luísa Salgueiro, the MSC Group Vice President Bud Darr, MSC Portuguese General Manager Eduardo Cabrita and the Port Authority President of the Board Guilhermina Rêgo.