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Final Report On Carnival Splendor Fire Released

Earlier today, the United States Coast Guard released their report on the cause of the 2010 fire aboard the Carnival Splendor,which caused the ship to lose power while at sea. According to the official...

Carnival Dream Rescues Stranded Sailors

Usually weekends are slow for cruise news, but not today: Earlier today, the Carnival Dream successfully rescued two stranded sailors from their disabled boat near the Bahamas. The two sailors, identified as Bahamian nationals Deon...

Carnival Triumph Suffers Fire; Disables Propulsion System

Updates on the Carnival Triumph situation can be found below. To view an update, please click the + sign on the right side of the boxes below. The most recent update is already open....

Norwegian Honored with Maritime Safety Award

Norwegian Cruise Line is proud to accept the 2012 Quality Ship Management Award from American Maritime Safety (AMS). This prestigious honor, which was bestowed during the maritime trade association’s annual safety awards in New York...

Holland America Line’s Volendam Rescues 76 From Sinking Tour Boat

Yesterday, the Holland America Line ship, Volendam, responded to an emergency call from the Baranof Wind, a nearby sinking sightseeing boat. Around 11am local time, the local Coast Guard station received an emergency call from the Baranof Wind....

4 Rescued By Disney Fantasy

Last night, just outside of Key West, 4 men were spotted signaling for help by the officers of the Disney Fantasy. The 4 men were floating in a small raft just outside of Key...

Have you seen this bell? Concordia Bell missing.

The Italian Coast Guard has recently reported that the commemorative bell that was located on the Costa Concordia’s bow has gone missing. Apparently it went missing just days ago, and even the mayor of Giligo (the...

Navigator of the Seas intercepts Cuban raft and “rescues” them

NBC Miami reports today that twelve Cuban migrants on a raft trying to sail to the U.S. were intercepted after Royal Caribbean alerted the U.S. Coast Guard. Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas cruise ship spotted the...