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Carnival Cancels 2 Early 2021 Princess Cruises Over COVID-19 Restrictions

Carnival Corp.’s Princess Cruises said on Monday it would cancel early 2021 cruises on two ships, citing travel, border and port restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cruise lines, hammered by a crisis that has seen some ships turn into …

How Cruise Ticket Legal Language May Foil Class Action Suits

After two passengers on their luxury cruise tested positive for Covid-19 in March, Emilio and Barbara Hernandez were so frantic to get off the ship, they wrote a note to the captain. The Costa Luminosa sailed on with them still …

Cruise Ship Passengers Seeking COVID-19 Class Action Suits Face Uphill Legal Battle

After two passengers on their luxury cruise tested positive for Covid-19 in March, Emilio and Barbara Hernandez were so frantic to get off the ship, they wrote a note to the captain. The Costa Luminosa sailed on with them still …

Cruise Ship Passengers Stranded in Gulf by Harvey

Cruise ships carrying thousands of passengers were stranded in the Gulf last Friday as Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm, came ashore in the middle of the Texas coast, closing the Port of Galveston. Carnival Corp. said that three of …

Cruise Lines Agree to Post Ship Crime Statistics

Carnival Corp., Royal Caribbean Ltd. and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., the target of proposed legislation after high profile mishaps at sea, will voluntarily publish more data about crimes on their cruises. Adam Goldstein, president and chief executive officer of …

Carnival Files Suit Against Alabama Ship Repair Firm

The Carnival Corp. filed a lawsuit last week seeking more than $12 million in damage that its cruise ship, Triumph, sustained in an early April windstorm.AL.com reported that in the lawsuit, Carnival argues that mooring equipment being used by BAE …

Cruise Ship Crash Captain Hears Evidence in Packed Italian Court

The captain of the cruise ship that crashed into an Italian reef appeared in court this week to hear the evidence against him, while hundreds of passengers who survived the deadly shipwreck and the families of those who died in …