| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:55 PM
As 20 Harley-Davidsons growled across the asphalt at the Maryland Cruise terminal Monday morning, "Easy Rider" met "The Love Boat."
After a briefing from their tour leader, the bikers inched their machines up the ramp and into the yawning hold of the 2,...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:38 AM
Cruising is the fastest growing segment inside the travel sector, industry specialists say. Consider: Some 17.6 million people are expected to cruise from North America in 2013, according to the Cruise Lines International Association. That's a long way...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines announced Tuesday it’s canceling 10 more sailings for its Carnival Triumph ship, which was pulled from service last month after an engine room fire knocked out its propulsion and power, stranding passengers and crew for days at...
| Mar 16, 2013
Seven years after opening the South Locust Point cruise ship berth and terminal, Maryland port officials have a problem: capacity, as in, not enough.
Without expansion, the record-breaking annual statistics will plateau at about 100 cruises and 241,000...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:42 AM
When it comes to rock stars, the notion of women and children first isn't necessarily the law of the sea.
At least that seems to be the case for Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas, whose anxiety about the band's inaugural Matchbox Twenty Cruise — a...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:59 AM
MIAMI (AP) — A byzantine maze of maritime rules and regulations, fragmented oversight and a patchwork quilt of nations that do business with cruise lines make it tough for consumers to assess the health and safety record of the ship they're about to...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:57 AM
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Passengers of the Carnival Triumph tried to put the memories of their nightmarish cruise behind them Friday, boarding buses and planes for home after five harrowing days aboard a vessel adrift at sea without power or working...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:31 PM
An engine fire aboard the Carnival Triumph on Feb. 10 turned what was supposed to be a four-day cruise to Cozumel, Mexico, into a trying ordeal for 3,143 passengers and 1,086 crew members who had departed Galveston, Texas, Feb. 7.
Tugboats towed the...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Sandeep Berry and her mother startled awake to a burning stench around 5 a.m. Sunday on the Carnival Cruise Lines ship Triumph, somewhere in the Gulf of Mexico.
"We just started smelling smoke and freaking out," recalled Berry, a 30-year-old information...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:15 AM
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 in the weeks before an engine-room fire left it powerless in...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Carnival ups compensation for Triumph passengers
Latest Update on Carnival Triumph February 13, 2013 – 5:45pm EST
Carnival Cruise Lines has announced further compensation for the passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph, currently being towed...