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Photographer:John Latter [View profile]Title:MSC OPERAAdded:Jun 08, 2010
Photo Category: Cruise Ships built 2001-2010
MSC Opera Cruise Ship in an Early Morning Sea Mist, Dover Harbour, Kent, UK

Behind MSC Opera (left to right): Eastern Arm, Eastern Entrance, Southern Breakwater out-of-shot further to the right.

Taken from Prince of Wales Pier at 7.47 am on Friday, 21st of May, 2010.

Eight passengers were arrested for drug smuggling after the MSC Opera berthed at CT2, Admiralty Pier, Western Docks.

The ship arrived from from Salvador (Brazil) and left Dover later the same day for a 2-night round-trip to Amsterdam (Netherlands).

Ship's details

Name: MSC Opera
Owner: MSC Cruises
Operator: MSC Cruises
Port of registry: Panama
Builder: Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire, France
Status: in service
Notes: Sister ship MSC Lirica
Class and type: Mistral class cruise ship
Length: 824 feet (251 m)
Depth: 6,60 meters
Decks: 9
Propulsion: 4 × Wärtsilä 12V/38A diesels
combined 30 600 kW
Speed: 21.7-knot (40 km/h; 25 mph)
Capacity: 1,712 passengers (double basis)
Crew: 740


Flag: Panama [PA">
Call Sign: H3FV
IMO: 9250464
MMSI: 357627000

More info on the original MSC Opera Cruise Ship in Early Morning Sea Mist, Dover Harbour webpage.

John Latter / Jorolat

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Vessel Identification
Name:Msc Opera
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:59,058 tons
Summer DWT:6,260 tons
Length:274 m
Beam:32 m
Draught:6.8 m

Additional Information
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:2004
AIS Information
Last known position:
20°33’23.28” N, 86°57’5.58” W
Speed, course (heading):
12.4kts, 8° (359°)
Location:Cu Hav
Arrival:11th Dec 2018
15:30:36 UTC
Last update:
3 days 6 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 September 11th, 06:00:33 UTCEs Ibz
2018 September 10th, 12:00:08 UTCEs Pmi
2018 September 9th, 06:00:41 UTCFr Mrs
2018 September 8th, 03:30:16 UTCIt Goa
2018 September 7th, 05:00:04 UTCIt Liv
2018 September 2nd, 06:00:52 UTCFr Mrs
2018 September 1st, 03:30:38 UTCIt Goa
2018 August 31st, 05:00:18 UTCIt Liv
2018 August 28th, 06:00:00 UTCEs Ibz
2018 August 26th, 06:00:27 UTCFr Mrs
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