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Cruise Passenger Dies On Snorkeling Excursion In Belize

Reports have surfaced of a tragic accident involving a cruise passenger off the coast of Belize. Janice Mittelstadt, a 67 year old from South Dakota, tragically passed away during a snorkeling excursion in Belize...

Costa Concordia Post Raising Update

Around 4 am last night, engineers on Giglio Island announced the completion of the first phase of removing the Costa Concordia from the shoreline of Giglio. The ship is now safely resting on a...

A Prayer For September 11th

Out of respect for all those affected by the September 11th tragedy, Cruise Currents will not be posting any new articles today. In place of regular news or editorials, I will leave you this...

Celebrity Millennium Alters Itinerary Due To Propulsion Issue

According to reports as well as a statement from Celebrity Cruises, the Celebrity Millennium is currently experiencing an electrical issue that is affecting the ship’s propulsion. Celebrity Cruises has confirmed that engineers onboard are currently...

Propulsion Problems Reported on Carnival Legend, Will Cancel Call in Grand Cayman

According to various news sources, the Carnival Legend is experiencing problems with her propulsion system. The Legend is currently sailing at a lower speed and will not be able to keep her originally planned...

5 Dead After Lifeboat Falls From Cruise Ship During Muster Drill

(11:17 am) Earlier this morning around 7 am EST, five people were killed and multiple injured while the Thomson Majesty was performing a routine muster drill in the port of Santa Cruz in the Canary Islands....

Costa Concordia Tragedy – January 13th & 14th Timeline

On January 13, 2012 the tragedy of the Costa Concordia began to unfold around 8:30pm EST. As soon as I was notified of the incident, I began creating a timeline of the events on...

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...