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#MikeAtSea: First Impressions Of Viking River Cruises

Currently, I am sailing aboard Viking River Cruises’ Viking Lif from Amsterdam to Budapest. This sailing is my first river cruise, but my second with Viking, having previously sailed aboard Viking Oceans’ Viking Star....

Raising of Costa Concordia Commences & Live Video Link

Around approximately 6:00 am local time on the island of Giglio,  the final steps to remove the Costa Concordia from the shallow shores of the Italian island commenced. Over two years following the sinking of...

Underwater Video From Costa Concordia Released (VIDEO)

While we here at Cruise Currents (and presumably most people involved in the cruise industry) would prefer to move on from the tragic sinking of the Costa Concordia, it seems that it has been tough...

MSC Divina To The Bahamas – Day 2

We slowly arrived on the Space Coast early in the morning. As we began to dock, the Disney Dream and Carnival Sensation came into view, both docked on a turnaround day. Today would be...

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...

Costa Concordia “Parbuckling” Webcams

The Costa Concordia’s raising from the shore of Giglio is scheduled to begin at 6 am Rome time on September 16th. The raising of the Costa Concordia will finally bring the ship upright and...

MSC Poesia Overview & Photos

Welcome aboard the MSC Poesia! Built in 2008 and pronounced PO-EH-SEEYA, she is one of the newest and most technologically advanced cruise ships sailing the seven seas. Let’s take a look around… Amenities &...