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MSC Opera Ship Stats
Item Detail
Year Built 2004
Years Old 18
Tons 65,591
Speed 20.8 knots
Length 824 feet
Beam 95 feet
Total Cabins 1,071
Crew 728
Expected Passengers 2,142 to 2,570
Expected Space Ratio 26
Total decks 13
Decks with cabins 5

The MSC Opera started sailing in 2004 . Former names: none. The MSC Opera is registered in Panama City, Panama. The MSC Opera has 1071 cabins. 22 percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

You can expect between 2142 to 2570 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) MSC Opera has a space ratio of 25.5 . (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 30.6.

The MSC Opera has 728 crew members on board. There are 4 passengers for every crew member on board. There are no self serve laundromats on this cruise ship.

There are 13 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 13. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 5.

The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
2001 - MSC Armonia
2002 - MSC Sinfonia
2003 - MSC Lirica
2004 - MSC Opera

There are 5 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.


The ship last drydock was in Mar 2022.

Most modern cruise ships need to be dry docked for inspection, maintenance and class surveys every five years and once they reach 15 years of age they need to be dry docked at least twice within a five-year period. Dry docks typically last up to 14 days at a cost of up to $2 million per day and involve regular maintenance including hull cleaning, exterior painting of the structure, inspection of pipes, restoration of exterior deck flooring, and installation of enhanced HVAC filter systems


A 25-meter midsection containing new passenger and crew cabins and public areas was inserted July 2015.

External Website - www.msccruises.com

Smoking Policy     smoking
  • Smoking is only allowed in cigar rooms, the casino, one designated lounge, and outdoors on one side of the sun deck
  • Smoking is Prohibited in cabins, balconies, dining rooms, and theaters.
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Activities
  • 2 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 2 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • No Waterslide
  • No Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf golf
  • No Golf Simulator
  • No Sports Court
  • Jogging Track
Features
  • WIFI Ship Wide casino
  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • No Cinema
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • No Outdoor Movie Screen
  • No Teen Lounge
  • No Passenger Promenade
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • No Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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MSC Opera Cruise Deck Plan Key
# Deck Symbols
Connecting staterooms symbol Connecting staterooms
Double sofa bed symbol Double sofa bed
Handicap accessible symbol Handicap accessible
One upper bed symbol One upper bed
Restricted View symbol Restricted View
Single sofa bed symbol Single sofa bed
Two upper beds symbol Two upper beds
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