MSC Poesia is a cruise ship owned and operated by MSC Cruises. She was built in 2008 by the Aker Yards shipyard in St. Nazaire France. She is a sister ship to MSC Musica MSC Orchestra and MSC Magnifica. She is the first ship in the MSC Cruises fleet to be officially named outside of Italy at the Port of Dover Kent on April 5 2008 by Sophia Loren. MSC Poesia was the flagship of the company until she was displaced by MSC Fantasia which entered service in December 2008.
Builder of the MSC Poesia is STX Europe.