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New cruise experience will bring world travelers and job opportunities to Brooklyn Cruise Terminal

The ship will operate from Brooklyn year-round with trips to Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Bermuda and more.

News 12 Staff

Dec 7, 2022, 10:49 PM

Updated 563 days ago

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A new cruise line will be operating from New York City for its voyages, and Mayor Eric Adams says it could potentially bring thousands of full-time jobs to the area.  
MSC Cruises’ Seascape will be docking in the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal. MSC's executive chairman says the plan is to hire 10,000 full-time employees, with 150 of those full-time roles specifically reserved for New Yorkers. 
The ship will operate from Brooklyn year-round with trips to Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Bermuda and more.  
The city’s Economic Development Corporation estimates that tourism will generate up to $102 million in spending yearly. 
The cruise line’s ship will be based in Brooklyn starting in April of 2023.


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