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Cruise Ship Worker Sentenced For Passenger’s Attempted Murder

\A cruise ship worker has been sentenced to more than 30 year behind bars for attempted murder and aggravated sexual abuse of a passenger.


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Cruise Leaders Stress Safety At Annual Convention

At their first annual gathering since the Costa Concordia disaster off the coast of Italy, cruise industry leaders have gathered for the annual convention in South Florida to press for a commitment to safety and express confidence that the resulting lull in business is only temporary.


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Fuel Costs Cut Into Carnival’s 4th Qtr.

Stung by rising fuel costs, the Miami base Carnival Cruise Line’s net income dropped 13 percent in the fourth quarter.



Port Everglades Sets One Day Record

Saturday was a big day at Ft. Lauderdales’ Port Everglades. More than 53,000 cruise passengers arrived or departed on eight ships, setting a new record for port terminal traffic on a single day.


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Cruise Lines Have Headaches As Irene Thrashes Coast

While much of the attention for Hurricane Irene has been on airline and rail travel, the cruise industry is also having to adjust schedules leaving some travelers stranded as they try to make it home.


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Cruise Passenger Pleads Guilty To Dropping Anchor

A California man has pleaded guilty to dropping an anchor on a Tampa-bound cruise ship.



Carnival Suspends Stops In Popular Mexican Port

A Mexican resort city located in a state with one of the highest murder rates in the country has been temporarily taken off from Carnival’s itinerary.