The MSC Cruises vessel is 333.3 meters long and 37.98 meters at the beam.
To prepare for the arrival, simulator testing was conducted in Genoa and Buenos Aires.
MSC Splendida will be alongside at Darsena 'E.'
The Port of Buenos Aires planned a plaque ceremony, led by Capt. Sergio Borrelli, to commemorate the call. National and international figures from the public and private sectors were expected to attend.