The cruise ship MSC World Europa docked at Old Doha Port to accommodate the FIFA World Cup fans during the tournament. The 22-deck highly anticipated ship which is bespoke for the 22nd edition of the tournament has officially be inaugurated on Sunday, November 13
Speaking during the inauguration, the Executive Director of the Housing Department at the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), Omar Al Jaber said: “This cruise is considered its first voyage to Qatar, where it was built for the World Cup in particular, and it is considered the largest ship in MSC Company.”
The MSC World Europa, which boasts innovative and environmentally advanced features, can house 6,700 World Cup fans. It spans 47 meters wide with 2, 626 cabins and 40,000m² of public space.
With only 4 days before the kick-off of football’s biggest event, the MSC World Europa serves as the first of three hotels to anchor in the country.