| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:29 AM
The captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner was in court Wednesday trying to reach a plea bargain -- an effort even his lawyer doubted would work.
It's "a formality," the captain's lawyer said, according to an Associated Press report....
| Sep 5, 2013
Federal regulators have reached a tentative deal with Carnival Corp. on a plan to reduce air pollution from nearly a third of its cruise ships, but the accord comes too late to reverse at least a temporary loss of lucrative cruise business for Baltimore....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:07 PM
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 with the Environmental Protection...
| Sep 15, 2013
Spearheaded by a team from Titan Salvage in Pompano Beach, the epic feat to upright the Costa Concordia cruise ship laying semi-submerged off the coast of Italy is expected to take place Monday.
Project engineers are expected to begin the...
| 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...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:21 AM
BALTIMORE (AP) — For the second time this year, a fire at sea has aborted a cruise ship. This time, aboard Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas and the ship's 2,200 passengers were expected back in Baltimore on Tuesday after being flown on charter...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...