| Mar 15, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Despite recent cruise ship mishaps, Carnival Corp.'s first-quarter earnings were up $37 million, or 5 cents per share, but the cruise ship company cut its annual earnings forecast for the rest of the year.
Beset by Europe's economic problems and...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:46 AM
ROME -- The captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which crashed on rocks off the Italian coast last year, was ordered by a judge Wednesday to stand trial for manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship.
Thirty-two of the more than 4,...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Authorities were searching Thursday for two passengers who were believed to have gone overboard while traveling on a cruise ship off the east coast of Australia.
The couple, a 30-year-old man and 26-year-old woman traveling with family and friends, were...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:22 PM
It used to be the only way you'd lose weight on a cruise was if you couldn't handle the waves, but exercise is serious business these days and Princess Cruises has taken on the fitness challenge with its new Royal Princess cruise ship.
The most unique...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines announced plans Thursday to leave the port of Baltimore, a move that could cost the region scores of jobs and millions in economic activity generated by big-spending passengers and businesses servicing the ships.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Still smarting from news that half of Baltimore's lucrative cruise business is headed south next year, the state's ports chief said Friday that officials are already working on replacing the Carnival Pride.
Carnival Cruise Lines announced Thursday...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Seabourn is selling three of its six ships to Xanterra Parks & Resorts, the Seattle, Wash.-based cruise operator announced recently.
The ships —Seabourn Legend, Seabourn Pride and Seabourn Spirit — will be transferred to Xanterra between...
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2013
More than a year after the Costa Concordia capsized off Italy, one big question still haunts survivor Michelle Barraclough: Why were no clear instructions given during the emergency?
"The crew had no idea what to do," the Australian woman wrote on a...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Almost a year ago, on Jan. 13, 2012, the Costa Concordia cruise ship run aground in the dark of night in waters off the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy. On board were more than 4,200 passengers and crew.
Within less than an hour of striking submerged...