Cruise Line Executives Attend Hearing To Address Safety Concerns The presidents of two Miami-based cruise ships lines, following two recent high-profile fires, stood before senators Wednesday at a hearing to defend the industry.
Costa Concordia Captain On Trial In ItalyIt’s been more than a year since the Costa Concordia ran aground off the Italian coast, but Tuesday the sole defendant in the case, Captain Franceso Schettino, was scheduled to go to trial in Italy.
Arison Steps Down As Carnival CEO; Remains ChairmanOne day after celebrating his team’s second straight NBA Championship, Miami Heat owner Micky Arison is in the news again Tuesday. It’s not related to the Heat; instead it’s his other job that has him making waves in the business world
Carnival Asks Court To Dismiss Lawsuits From Triumph PassengersCarnival Corporation is asking a court to dismiss lawsuits filed by passengers who suffered days of difficult conditions aboard the Triumph cruise ship earlier this year.
Carnival Ecstasy Back In Port After Brief Power FailureOn the same day that Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines announced a $300 million upgrade to emergency power systems, fire systems and engine rooms, the company’s Ecstasy cruise ship experience a power failure at sea, but it was a brief one.
Carnival Promises $300 Million In Ship UpgradesAfter three of its ships developed serious problems mid-cruise since the beginning of the year, Carnival Cruise Lines has announced that they will spend $300 million to add emergency generators, upgrade fire safety and improve engine rooms on all of their ships.
Carnival Vows To Pay Back Government For AidDoral-based Carnival Corporation has finally agreed to reimburse the U.S. government for the costs related to helping save the Carnival Triumph in February and the Carnival Splendor in 2010, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
More Trouble For Carnival's TriumphThe troubled Carnival Triumph cruise ship can't catch a break lately. Wednesday, the ship sustained damage when it broke loose from its dock.
Two Carnival Ships To Be Out Service Longer Than ExpectedA pair of Carnival Cruise Lines ships will be out of service longer than expected.
Carnival Posts 1st Quarter ProfitCarnival Corporation has dealt with problems on two ships this week and a major issue in February with the Triumph, but that hasn’t dampened the company’s profits in the fiscal first quarter.
More Trouble At Sea For Carnival Cruise LinesThere’s more trouble at sea for Carnival Cruise Lines. A second Carnival ship is having problems. This time the Carnival Legend is having technical difficulties that are affecting its sailing speed.
Carnival Ship Stuck In St. MaartenMore problems for Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines after another of the ships develops engine problems mid cruise.
Struggling Cruise Industry Banking On Hot TechnologyThe cruise industry has had to overcome several tough obstacles through the last year or so. From the capsizing of the ship in Italy, to the cripple Carnival Triumph, and ships continually plagued with the norovirus.
Carnival CEO Promises Changes In Wake Of Triumph FireThe state of the cruise industry and its future was the focus of a number panel discussions Tuesday on day two of the annual Cruise Shipping Miami conference on Miami Beach.
Forbes: Arison & Ross Worth Combined $9.4 BillionForbes Magazine has released its annual list of the nation’s richest people and two South Florida sports owners made the top 100 Richest Americans.