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  • Carnival's request for a waiver from EPA emissions standards is disgraceful

    Carnival's request for a waiver from EPA emissions standards is disgraceful
    Regarding Gov. Martin O'Malley's decision to petition the EPA fuel standards on behalf of the Carnival Cruise Line, I urge Carnival to move its operations from Baltimore to Beijing or Somalia ("O'Malley lobbies EPA on fuel rules," June 16). Maryland...
  • Why give Carnival Cruise Lines an unfair advantage over its competitors?

    Why give Carnival Cruise Lines an unfair advantage over its competitors?
    It is bad enough that Carnival Cruise Lines would ask for an exception to the EPA requirement that its ships use cleaner fuel, but to threaten to take its business away from Baltimore is blackmail: The governor should have shown stronger character and not...
  • O'Malley wrong to lobby for cruise line

    O'Malley wrong to lobby for cruise line
    "Sometimes, all I need is the air that I breathe and to love you!" Gov. Martin O'Malley, do you hear these words from the citizens of Maryland or are they just lyrics from a The Hollies 1974 hit song that many of us remember? Have you completely...
  • Carnival pulling Pride from Baltimore

    Carnival pulling Pride from Baltimore
    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. The Miami-based...
  • Port officials looking to replace Pride

    Port officials looking to replace Pride
    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...
  • Port cruise ship traffic dips slightly in 2012

    Port cruise ship traffic dips slightly in 2012
    Cruise traffic at the port of Baltimore last year dipped slightly from 2011, snapping a four-year string of increases. Port officials said Wednesday that 240,676 people sailed on 100 cruises out of Baltimore, the second-highest count since year-round...
  • Stranded Carnival ship passenger back home in Evanston

     Stranded Carnival ship passenger back home in Evanston
    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...
  • Cruise industry expects to carry more passengers in 2013

    Cruise industry expects to carry more passengers in 2013
    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...
  • After record growth, Maryland cruise terminal at capacity

    After record growth, Maryland cruise terminal at capacity
    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...
  • Cruise offers motorcyclists a 12-day surf-and-turf dream

    Cruise offers motorcyclists a 12-day surf-and-turf dream
    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,...
  • Big name bands on tap for Carnival Cruise Lines in 2014

    Big name bands on tap for Carnival Cruise Lines in 2014
    Carnival Cruise Lines is following the gameplan that theme parks have mastered, offering up big-name musical acts to drum up business. The Carnival Live Concert Series was announced Thursday with acts such as Jennifer Hudson, Jewel, Lady Antebellum and...