Carnival

A woman sits in front of a pile of discarded carnival costumes after carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Refuse pickers give new life to Rio Carnival trash

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Elaine da Silva Moraes clambers up mounds of abandoned fabric, foam and feathers that minutes earlier were the essence of Rio de Janeiro’s glitzy, multi-million dollar Carnival parades. The creative […]

03/04/2014

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 Carnival Miracle docked in Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)

Carnival to cut pollution from cruise ships

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world’s largest cruise ship company will adopt technology from power plants and automobiles to reduce air pollution from the massive diesel engines powering its ships. In a tentative agreement reached Thursday […]

09/05/2013

Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival says it will pay US for disabled ships

MIAMI (AP) — Carnival Corp. said it will repay the U.S. government an unspecified amount for the costs to taxpayers of responses to disabling accidents on its Triumph and Splendor cruise ships, both of which left thousands of passengers stranded at sea for days.

04/15/2013

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 cruise ship, Mobile, Alabama. (AP Photo)

1st lawsuit already filed in cruise ship mishap

MIAMI (AP) — The first lawsuit has been filed in the wake of the crippled Carnival Triumph cruise ship that left thousands of passengers in miserable conditions for days.

02/15/2013

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Passengers slog home after ‘horrible’ Gulf cruise

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Passengers finally escaped the disabled Carnival cruise ship Triumph. Some checked into hotels while others took buses or charter flights home after five numbing days at sea on a cruise liner paralyzed by an engine-room fire.

02/15/2013

Carnival Triumph

Coast Guard: Disabled cruise ship is moving again

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The miserable passengers aboard the ill-fated Carnival cruise ship were slowly making their long journey home Thursday after crews replaced a broken tow line, another bad break that briefly set the ship adrift off the Alabama coast.

02/14/2013

Carnival Triumph

Coast Guard: Cruise ship stopped; towline broken

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The crippled Carnival cruise slowly making its way back to dry land suffered another setback Thursday when a tow line snapped, setting the ship adrift once again as crews worked to repair it.

02/14/2013

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

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