Carnival Triumph to Undergo $200 Million Dry Dock Overhaul

Carnival Cruise Line on Tuesday announced a plan for a nearly $200 million bow-to-stern overhaul of the Carnival Triumph. The makeover will take place in during a 2-month dry docking period in Cadiz, Spain starting on March 1, 2019. Afterward, the ship will be renamed Carnival Sunrise, joining Carnival's Sunshine-class with new food, beverage, and entertainment options, as … [Read more...]

Carnival Cruise Line Unveils the Cruise Industry’s Largest Fleet Operations Center in Miami

Carnival Cruise Line has provided the media with its new Fleet Operations Center (FOC) in Miami, the largest and most advanced in the cruise industry. The 35,000-square-foot facility is custom-designed for hands-on, around-the-clock monitoring and support of the line's 26 cruise ships. "The Carnival Cruise Line FOC is the first facility of its kind in South Florida and … [Read more...]

Shell to Fuel North America’s First LNG-Powered Cruise Ships

Carnival Cruise Line has announced it has signed an agreement with a subsidiary of Shell to supply the liquefied natural gas fuel to power North America's first fully LNG-powered cruise ships. Under this framework agreement, Shell will supply Carnival Cruise Line with fuel for its two new LNG-powered ships expected to launch in 2020 and 2022 and to be homeported in North … [Read more...]

Carnival Expands in China

  Carnival Cruise Line and AIDA Cruises will join sister brands Costa Cruises and Princess Cruises in China in 2017, parent company Carnival Corporation said Tuesday. The move will make Carnival Corp. the first company to operate four brands with at least one cruise ship homeported in the Chinese market. Carnival Corp. says it expects China to eventually become … [Read more...]

Carnival Cruise Ship Stuck in Caribbean After Engine Room Fire

  By Greg Roumeliotis ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept 8 (Reuters) - About 4,500 passengers and crew were stranded in the U.S. Virgin Islands for a second day after an engine fire on board a cruise ship operated by Carnival Corp. The company said on Tuesday that a team of experts, including representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard, had boarded the Carnival … [Read more...]