He joined MSC as a highly-experienced officer with Carnival Cruise Lines, preceded by many years as the Captain of giant Chevron petrol tankers voyaging all over the world. Notwithstanding his distinguished career, Pier Paolo was required to undergo two months’ familiarisation training before gaining the command of MSC Opera when he joined MSC Cruises in 2011. Captain Scala has vast experience in podded propulsion systems and has commanded various ships in the Lirica and Musica Classes.
3 years service with MSC Cruises, 3 years experience as Captain
On board MSC Lirica*
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