| Jan 22, 2012
Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
| Jan 22, 2012
Here's a list of many of the lines that carry passenger traffic, along with a list of their vessels. Ships that are to have maiden voyages this year also are listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change.
AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Divers resumed their search for survivors from the Italian cruise ship Saturday, as concerns grow over the potential environmental threat posed by the wreck.
A 12th body was found within the ship Saturday afternoon, Italian authorities confirmed, with at...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Rescuers searching the stricken Costa Concordia found a body on bridge 3 Tuesday, bringing the number of confirmed dead from the wreck to 16, civil protection officials said.
The discovery leaves about 16 people still missing from among the roughly 4,200...
| Jan 24, 2012
The tragic sinking of the Costa Concordia cruise ship last week is leaving a line of worried passengers in its wake. Betty Westbrook is among them. The retiree from Allen, Texas, called me hours after the ship sank off the Italian coast, hoping that I...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:03 AM
In his answers to prosecutors, defense attorneys and a judge, the captain of the ill-fated cruise ship Costa Concordia admitted he made a "mistake" in colliding with rocks off the Italian island of Giglio.
However, in statements made during a phone...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 4:01 PM
A woman's body was found Saturday in the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, Italian officials said, taking the number of people confirmed dead to 17.
Rescuers have been searching the site since the massive liner struck rocks and rolled onto its side in...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 1:17 PM
GIGLIO, Italy (Reuters) - The wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia could remain where it lies near the Italian island of Giglio until the end of the year or longer before it can be broken up or salvaged, the official in charge of the recovery...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Technical experts directing the salvage operation aboard the Costa Concordia cruise ship are recommending that the underwater part of the operation be called off because it is becoming too dangerous, Italy's civil protection agency said Tuesday.
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:34 AM
A disabled Italian cruise ship, the Costa Allegra, reached port in the Seychelles Thursday.
The Allegra lost power in the Indian Ocean Monday because of a fire in the engine room.
It was carrying 636 passengers and a crew of 413, according to Costa...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 11:25 AM
GROSSETO, Italy (Reuters) - Survivors and relatives of victims of the Costa Concordia shipwreck clamored for truth at a pre-trial hearing in Italy on Saturday, with some still waiting for identification of the remains of their loved ones 1-1/2 months...