Secrets of the Mega Cruise Ship – Channel 5

Secrets of the Mega Cruise Ship follows life aboard the MSC Seaside, one of the biggest cruise ships in the world and the staff and crew onboard

Secrets of the Mega Cruise Ship follows life aboard the MSC Seaside, one of the biggest cruise ships in the world and the staff and crew who keep the huge vessel afloat

The MSC Seaside rewrites the rule book when it comes to cruise ships. With two bowling alleys, a theatre, gym, spa, water park, and no end of swimming pools, bars and restaurants, it really is a city at sea.

Secrets of the Mega Cruise Ship -MSC Seaside super Cruise ship at the popular Florida destination of Key West

MSC Seaside

It cost over £1billion to build and is home to more than 6,500 people, 5,000 of them passengers.

But what goes into making everyone’s holiday aboard this luxurious ship plain sailing?

This 90-minute special goes above and below the many decks to uncover the complex technology and meet the army 
of people who keep everything shipshape. Just how do they deal with 50,000 gallons of human waste?

TV Times rating: ****