Seatrade Cruise News is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

MSC Cruises suspends Turkey calls

MSC Magnifica - will substitute calls in Greece (Photo: I. Sarfatti/MSC Crociere)
Another cruise operator is pulling out of Turkey due to security concerns. MSC Cruises said it is suspending calls until further notice.

This impacts MSC Magnifica's Venice-based sailings from March 26.

The weekly calls at Istanbul and Izmir from March 29 will be replaced by destinations in Greece: Piraeus (for Athens) and the island of Mykonos.