Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Maritime News

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...

July 31, 2018
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Monday, March 10, 2014

Carnival Triumph Passengers Sue for Damages

A group of 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 a month for the rest of their lives for medical bills and mental anguish.

March 10, 2014
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Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Interesting

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.

February 4, 2014
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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Carnival Corp. Names Navy Vice Admiral to New Chief Maritime Officer Position

Carnival Corporation, the world's largest cruise company which has been struggling recently to overcome a long list of blemishes to its safety record, has been appointed a former U.S. Navy vice admiral to the newly created position of Chief Maritime Officer.

December 5, 2013
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Tuesday, September 24, 2013
News

Carnival Forecasts 4Q Loss Amid Lower Bookings

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.

September 24, 2013
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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Interesting

Carnival Sues Over Triumph’s Mooring Break – Report

Carnival Corporation has filed a lawsuit against BAE Systems over the damages sustained by the Carnival Triumph cruise ship after she broke free from her moorings during a strong April storm.

June 18, 2013
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Thursday, May 23, 2013

CLIA Members Sign Cruise Ship Passenger “Bill of Rights”

Cruise Lines International Association has approved the adoption of a “Cruise Industry Passenger Bill of Rights”, a list of ten amendments addressing the basic freedoms of cruise ship passengers.

May 23, 2013
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Carnival Cruise Lines to Spend $300 Million on Fleet Upgrades

Part of a broader $700 million fleet improvement plan by Carnival Corp.

April 17, 2013
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Blog

The Cost of Rescue: Why Carnival Shouldn’t Pay and the U.S. Shouldn’t Accept

Should people pay for rescue when it's their fault?

April 16, 2013
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Monday, April 15, 2013

Carnival to Reimburse U.S. For Triumph, Splendor Response

By Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp., bowing to pressure from U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller, said it will reimburse the U.S. for costs related to the breakdowns at sea of...

April 15, 2013
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Saturday, April 13, 2013
Carnival Triumph Incident
Incidents

Carnival Evades US Senate Request To Reimburse Coast Guard

Update: Carnival to reimburse U.S. for Triumph, Splendor response. “I’m discussing @Carnival cruises on @RockCenterNBC tonight at 10. Freeloaders at taxpayer expense- needs to change” Senator Jay Rockefeller via Twitter This week a Georgia Congressman...

April 13, 2013
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Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Incidents

Videos Show Carnival Triumph Adrift on Mobile River [EXCLUSIVE]

Here’s new video of the Carnival Triumph after breaking free from its mooring at the BAE Systems shipyard in Mobile, Alabama during an afternoon storm on April 3, 2013. These videos were...

April 3, 2013
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Carnival Triumph Breaks Loose from Dock in Mobile, One Shipyard Worker Missing [UPDATE]

Update: Exclusive new video of the Carnival Triumph adrift can be found HERE.  Update: The Carnival Triumph has been moved to the Alabama Cruise Terminal, the same spot where the more...

April 3, 2013
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Interesting

Carnival Cancels More Cruises as Fleet Review Moves Forward

Carnival Cruise Lines said Tuesday that it is moving forward with the first implementation phase of a fleetwide operational review in wake of the Carnival Triumph incident in the Gulf...

March 19, 2013
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Monday, March 18, 2013

U.S. Lawmaker Calls for Cruise Ship Passenger ‘Bill of Rights’

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) on Sunday called on the cruise ship industry to voluntarily adopt a new “Bill of Rights” to protect cruise ship passengers following a recent spate of...

March 18, 2013
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Friday, March 15, 2013

Carnival Cuts Forecasts As Incidents Mount

By Phil Wahba March 15 (Reuters) – Cruise operator Carnival Corp, grappling with a series of recent headline-grabbing mishaps involving its ships, said on Friday it returned to profitability in...

March 15, 2013
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Another Carnival Cruise Ship Having Issues

With its entire fleet under a microscope, Carnival Corporation said Friday that another one of its cruise ships, the Carnival Legend, is experiencing technical issues while on the last leg...

March 15, 2013
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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Carnival Puts Cruise Fleet Under Microscope After Triumph Fire

By Jane Sutton MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 12 (Reuters) – Carnival Corp has launched a comprehensive review of its entire fleet after a fire crippled one of its ships last...

March 12, 2013
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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Fuel Line Leak Eyed in Carnival Triumph Fire Investigation

By Kasia Klimasinska (Bloomberg) — The fire on Carnival Corp.’s cruise ship Triumph was caused by a leak in a fuel oil return line, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The U.S. investigation of the...

February 19, 2013
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Friday, February 15, 2013

Carnival Triumph Delivers Latest Black Eye to Cruise Ship Giant

By Margaret Newkirk and Christopher Palmeri Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) — Robin Burgess was enjoying the last full day of her cruise on Feb. 10 when she smelled smoke and saw...

February 15, 2013
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