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 Triumph Passengers Sue for Damages

By David Quiñones MIAMI, March 10 (Reuters) - Three passengers suing Carnival cruise lines for damages after an engine fire left their ship adrift for days are asking the company to pay $5,000 per year for life while the rest are seeking $2,500 to $5,000 for four to five years. A lawsuit brought by 33 passengers of the ill-fated 2013 voyage could change how cruise lines … [Read more...]

NTSB: BAE Knew About Poor Mooring Bollards Prior to Carnival Triumph Breaking Free

The National Transportation Safety Board says that BAE Systems knew about the poor condition of multiple mooring bollards at its Mobile shipyard prior to when the Carnival Triumph broke free from the companies Pier K in April 2013, causing almost $3 million in damage. On April 3, 2013, about 1328 local time, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph was moored and undergoing repairs … [Read more...]

Carnival Forecasts 4Q Loss Amid Lower Bookings

By Christopher Palmeri Sept. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Carnival Corp., the world’s largest cruise-ship operator, forecast fourth-quarter results that trailed analysts’ estimates amid a decline in advance bookings and higher fuel prices. The shares slumped. The company said it expects that excluding some items, its fourth-quarter results will range from a loss of 3 … [Read more...]