Ship Fire

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue investigates fire in cargo hold of Leda Trader. (Source: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue)

Cargo Ship Which Reported Fire In Hold Docks At Dodge Island

Crews off-loaded dozens of cargo containers from a 650-foot ship as firefighters stood-by at the Port of Miami Sunday, ready to walk into a risky situation after a fire broke out below deck.


General views of the Allure of the Seas at Port Everglades on October 16, 2011 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Dreamworks)

Bookings, Earnings Down At Royal Caribbean

It’s not a great time to be a cruise line company if the latest financial report from Miami-based Royal Caribbean are any indication. Quarterly earnings were down a whopping 40% as bookings have been hurt by the Costa Concordia disaster, ship fires and strandings at sea.


(Source: Azamara Cruises) Azamara Quest

Fire Damaged Azamara Quest, Based In Miami, Limps Into Malay Port

Passengers were smiling with relief Sunday as their cruise ship, operated by a division of Miami’s Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, limped into a Malaysian port after fire heavily damaged an engine room. Nobody was hurt, but passengers broiled in without AC even after some power was restored.