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MCB Week Raffles – Winners

Good afternoon everybody! I know you are all excited to know if you won one of 3 raffles from this past week. We had hundreds of entries, but there could only be 7 winners. All...

Announcing the “Signature of Excellence” Raffle with Prizes From Holland America Line

So are you ready for a third raffle to celebrate Mikey’s Cruise Blog’s 1st birthday? I hope your answer is yes, because tonight at midnight (August 15th) you can enter our latest raffle contest, the...

Costa Cruises Raffle – Open Now!

Welcome to the “That’s Amore” Raffle! The “That’s Amore” raffle is now closed. Thank you to all of you who have entered the raffle. The 2 winners will be chosen soon and they will...

Costa Expected To Order 2nd “Super Costa” Ship

Earlier this week, Costa Cruises hinted at a possible order for a second “Super Costa” ship along with the originally planed ship which would launch a new class of ships for Costa Cruises. This ship would...

Costa Launches New Safety Measures on Ships & Captains

Today Costa Cruises announced new safety features for their fleet of ships which include real-time ship tracking for all of their ships and limiting the powers of the captain’s of their ships. These new...

Concordia Salvage Contracts Awarded

Costa Cruise Lines announced today that the task of removing and towing away the Costa Concordia will go to both Florida based Titan Salvage and Italy-based firm Micoperi. Costa has announced that both firms will...

Concordia to be righted and refloated.

Can you believe it?! After almost 3 months since the Costa Concordia struck rocks just off the island of Giligo, she will be refloated and towed to Genoa, Italy. Costa announced this plan the...

3 More Bodies Found In Costa Concordia Wreck

It has been a little bit over 2 months now since the Costa Concordia ran aground off the coast of Giligo, Italy, and today divers discovered 3 more bodies inside an area of the...

Costa Allegra Will Not Return To Service

Today Micky Arison, CEO of Carnival Corporation, revealed that the Costa Allegra, which suffered a fire in the Indian Ocean last month, will not be returning to service with Costa Cruises.  Micky Arison said...

Costa Allegra Adrift At Sea After Fire – Updates

The Costa Allegra has now safely docked in the Seychelles. Here is a quick recap of the past few days…  (2/29/12) 1:35pm: New statement from Costa regarding passengers… Costa Cruises reports that members of...

1 Month Since the Concordia

Today marks a month since the Costa Concordia crashed into rocks off of the coast of the island of Giligo in Italy. On that night 17 people lost their lives. Today their are still...

New Change to Muster Drill Procedures Worldwide

Starting today, all members of the various cruise organizations (Cruise Lines International Association, European Cruise Council, and the Passenger Shipping Association) will be required to hold their muster drill before the ship sets sail. This new...