Carnival Triumph

FILE - This Feb. 10, 2013 file photo provided by Kalin Hill, of Houston, shows passengers with makeshift tents on the the deck of the Carnival Triumph cruise ship at sea in the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/Kalin Hill, File)

Carnival, passengers in court over disabled ship

MIAMI (AP) — About three dozen passengers who sailed on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days are hoping to collect thousands of dollars apiece as a result of lingering […]

03/05/2014

In this Feb. 14, 2013 photo, passengers spell out the word "HELP" aboard the disabled Carnival Lines cruise ship Triumph as it is towed to harbor off Mobile Bay, Ala. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Suit: Fire risk known before Carnival ship sailed

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Carnival Cruise Lines knew about the risk of leaks from engine fuel hoses and recommended taking precautions on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph that later caught on fire at sea, according to […]

12/18/2013

The Celebrity cruises ship Millennium is tied up at the Berth 3 dock, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 in Ketchikan, Alaska. (AP Photo/Ketchikan Daily News, Hall Anderson)

Alaska cruise cancellations disrupt vacations

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Like so many visitors to Alaska, Phyllis McNamara was eager for a seven-day cruise along a majestic stretch of coast that is teeming with whales, bears and glaciers. But the Indianapolis […]

08/22/2013

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Fire out hours after fuel barges explode in Ala.

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Firefighters on Thursday extinguished a huge blaze that erupted hours earlier when two fuel barges exploded, leaving three people with critical burns and forcing the evacuation of crew from a nearby cruise ship.

04/25/2013

Carnival Triumph cruise ship, Mobile, Alabama. (AP Photo)

Crews try to corral cruise ship that tore loose

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – The crippled cruise ship whose sewage-filled breakdown in the Gulf of Mexico subjected thousands to horrendous conditions tore loose Wed. from the dock where it’s being repaired, lumbered downriver and crunched into a cargo ship.

04/04/2013

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Carnival Dream reports problems in St. Maarten

MIAMI (AP) – A month after a Carnival cruise ship was stranded for five days in the Gulf of Mexico, another of its cruise ships is reporting equipment problems in the Caribbean.

03/14/2013

Carnival Triumph cruise ship, Mobile, Alabama. (AP Photo)

Cruise passengers became comrades on trip home

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — When their cruise ship lost power, passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph could have been selfish and looked out only for themselves and their loved ones. Instead, they became comrades in a long, exhausting struggle to get home.

02/15/2013

Carnival Triumph

Carnival cancels 12 more cruises on troubled ship

HOUSTON (AP) — Carnival Cruise Lines has canceled a dozen more planned voyages aboard the Triumph and acknowledged that the crippled ship had been plagued by other mechanical problems.

02/13/2013

Carnival Cruise Lines

Tug boats to reach disabled cruise ship Monday

HOUSTON (AP) — Passengers aboard a cruise vessel stranded in the Gulf of Mexico had limited access to hot coffee, food and bathrooms on Monday as they waited for two tugboats to arrive to tow them to Mexico, Carnival Cruise Lines said in a statement.

02/11/2013

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