| Apr 18, 2013
Carnival Cruise Lines plans to spend more than $300 million to improve emergency power, fire-safety technology and operating backup systems across its 24-ship fleet.
The move announced Wednesday follows a series of high-profile incidents involving its...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Princess Cruises announced details on dining features aboard the upcoming cruise ship the Royal Princess slated to debut in June 2013.
Among the new dining options will be a unique chef's table experience and dining rooms with a wine cellar-inspired look...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 11:45 AM
The captain of the Italian cruise ship which ran aground late Friday has been detained by police, Italian news agencies reported Saturday.
No confirmation was immediately possible from police.
Passengers leapt into the sea and fought over lifejackets in...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 4:09 PM
GIGLIO, Italy (Reuters) - The captain of the stricken Costa Concordia cruise ship will attend pre-trial hearings this week where experts will present analysis of the events that led to the vessel hitting a rock off the Italian coast in January and the...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Two more cruises ships are on the horizon with the announcement today by Carnival Corporation for new Holland America Line and Carnival Cruise Lines vessels.
The parent company of the two lines as well as eight other cruise line brands revealed it is...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:13 AM
Miami-based Carnival Corp. & plc and partners broke ground this week on its $65 million Amber Cove Cruise Center in the Dominican Republic ’s Bay of Maimon near Puerto Plata in the country’s North Coast.
The new cruise facility is scheduled...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Updated at 10:42 a.m.
Pompano Beach-based Titan Salvage in partnership with its Italian partner Micoperi outlined plans for the salvage and removal of the capsized Costa Concordia ship at a press conference in Italy Friday.
The Costa Cruises cruise...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 8:34 PM
PORTO SANTO STEFANO, Italy (Reuters) - About 40 people were still missing Sunday more than 24 hours after an Italian cruise ship with more than 4,000 on board capsized off Italy's west coast, killing at least three people and injuring 70.
| Jan 15, 2012
| 11:23 AM
MILAN (Reuters) - The spectacular cruise liner accident off the coast of Italy is not just a disaster for the ship's owners, but could inflict wider damage on an industry already facing stiff headwinds.
The Costa Concordia, with more than 4,000 people on...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 10:36 AM
The jailed captain of the cruise ship that capsized off Tuscany made an unauthorized deviation from the programmed course, a blunder that led to its deadly crash against a reef, the ship’s Italian owner said Monday.
Rescue operations were suspended...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:31 PM
On board the Costa Concordia, thousands of passengers were dining, drinking, attending a magic show, perhaps trying their luck in the casino.
It was Friday night on the luxury cruise liner, sailing in the Mediterranean off the Italian coast with about 3,...