Monday, August 17, 2020
Ruby Princess Cruise Ship In Los Angeles
Cruise Ships

COVID-19: Cruise Ship Linked To Australia’s ‘Worst Outbreak’

by Colin Packham (Reuters) – The leader of Australia’s New South Wales state apologized on Monday for failing to stop people carrying the coronavirus from disembarking from the  Carnival Corporation owned...

August 17, 2020
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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Maritime News

Princess Cruises Suspends All Cruises for Two Months

March 12 (Reuters) – Princess Cruises, the operator of two ocean liners quarantined because of numerous coronavirus cases, said on Thursday it would suspend voyages of all its 18 ships...

March 12, 2020
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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Cruise Ships

Carnival to Pay $20 Million Fine After Admitting to Probation Violations in U.S.

Prince Cruise Lines and its parent company Carnival Cruise Lines have been ordered to pay a $20 million criminal fine after admitting to violating the terms of its probation stemming from a...

June 4, 2019
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Thursday, April 20, 2017
Interesting

Whistleblower in Record ‘Magic Pipe’ Pollution Case Gets $1 Million Payout

A U.S. District Judge in Miami on Wednesday sentenced Princess Cruise Lines Ltd. (Princess) to pay a $40 million penalty – the largest-ever for crimes involving deliberate vessel pollution –...

April 20, 2017
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Thursday, December 1, 2016
Interesting

Carnival’s Princess Cruises to Pay Record $40 Million Over Illegal Dumping, Cover Up

Carnival Corporation’s Princess Cruise Lines has agreed to plead guilty to seven felony charges stemming from illegal oil dumping at sea and intentional acts to cover it up, the U.S....

December 1, 2016
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Monday, August 29, 2016
Sea Princess Cruise Ship Sydney Harbor Australia
Defense

Cruise Ship Passengers FAIL To Smuggle 210lb Of Cocaine Into Sydney

Yesterday Australian Border Force (ABF) officers seized 95 kilograms (210 lb) of cocaine from three Canadian cruise ship passengers. On Sunday 28 August, ABF officers boarded the Princess Cruises ship...

August 29, 2016
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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
News

Carnival Sending New Cruise Ship to China

Carnival Corporation announced Wednesday that it will be sending a state-of-the-art newbuild cruise ship to China for year-round operations. The new 3,600-guest ship is being built at Fincantieri shipyard in...

May 6, 2015
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Sunday, November 16, 2014
News

Norovirus Sickens 172 Aboard Princess Cruise Ship

A cruise ship with about 170 passengers and crew members suffering from a gastrointestinal ailment caused by norovirus was met by public health officials when it docked in California on Sunday, a Carnival Corp spokeswoman said.

November 16, 2014
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Saturday, November 1, 2014
Interesting

Crewmember Killed, Another Injured in Cruise Ship Rescue Boat Accident

One crewmember has died and another injured in an accident involving a rescue boat onboard Princess Cruises’ Coral Princess. The accident occurred last Friday, October 24th, in Colon, Panama. According...

November 1, 2014
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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Maritime News

Princess Cruises Orders Third Royal Princess-Class Cruise Ship From Fincantieri

Princess Cruises says it has placed an order a new 143,000-ton cruise ship from Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri.

July 31, 2014
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Maritime News

U.S. Joins Carnival Pollution Probe

Carnival Corp., the world’s largest cruise operator, said the U.S. Justice Department joined a U.K. investigation into whether its Caribbean Princess ship violated international pollution laws.

January 29, 2014
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Monday, September 23, 2013

Princess Cruises Confirms Power Outage on New Royal Princess Flagship, Cruise Cancelled

Carnival Corporation's Princess Cruises has confirmed that a power outage on board its newest Royal Princess cruise ship has forced the cancellation of at least the remainder of the ship's current voyage so that repairs can be made.

September 23, 2013
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Duchess of Cambridge to Name First Ship

Princess Cruises announced Tuesday that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge will name the newest addition to the line’s fleet, Royal Princess. The Duchess, aka former Kate Middleton, will...

April 10, 2013
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Friday, August 17, 2012

Fincantieri Launches Largest Ship To Date

Fincantieri’s Manfalcone shipyard on Thursday launched Princess Cruises new flagship, Royal Princess, which is the largest ship ever built by the Italian shipbuilder. Measuring 330 meters long by 38 meters...

August 17, 2012
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