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UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2019

Lawyer blasts charges in toddler’s cruise ship death

An attorney for the Indiana family of an 18-month-old girl who fell to her death from a cruise ship in July said Puerto Rican prosecutors’ decision to charge her grandfather …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019

Passengers protest aboard Norwegian Spirit cruise ship

The disappointment started mounting the first day of a two-week Norwegian Cruise Line voyage in Europe. So by the time the Norwegian Spirit had diverted to several alternative ports – …

Mother: Family will sue cruise company over toddler’s death

There are “a million things” the cruise company could have done to prevent the death of an 18-month-old Indiana girl who fell to her death from an open window on …

UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019

Cuba restrictions hit cruise lines at the start of summer

The Trump administration’s new restrictions on travel to Cuba will hit hardest at the cruise industry, taking away a new and increasingly popular destination at the start of the critical …

Cruise ship slams into tourist boat in Venice, injuring 5, including American

Italian officials say a cruise ship has slammed into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Venice canal, injuring five people, including an American.

UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019

St. Lucia quarantines cruise ship after measles case

Authorities in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Lucia have quarantined a cruise ship after discovering a confirmed case of measles aboard.

UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019

Cruise ship passengers hauled off ailing ship by helicopter

A cruise ship with engine problems sent a mayday call off Norway’s western coast Saturday, then began evacuating its 1,300 passengers and crew amid stormy seas and heavy winds in …

UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018

Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

Norwegian authorities said a polar bear on Saturday attacked and injured a polar bear guard who was leading tourists off a cruise ship on an Arctic archipelago. The polar bear …

UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018

Coast Guard searching for man who apparently jumped from cruise ship off Washington coast

The ship’s captain said video footage from a ship camera shows someone jumping into the sea from an eighth-deck balcony. A 73-year-old man is missing.

From the high seas to Jackson Street: Duo marks their return to Spokane after a whirl around the world

Musicians Laurel and Dave Doucet have returned to Spokane after over six years playing on cruise ships and visiting tourist destinations overseas.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017

Cruise ship carries thousands of hurricane evacuees to Fort Lauderdale

The cruise ship had turned rescue vessel and would go on to evacuate 3,800 stranded tourists, island residents and friends and family of Royal Caribbean employees in Puerto Rico, St. …

UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017

FBI investigating death from domestic dispute on cruise ship

A domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship led to the death of a 39-year-old Utah woman, and the FBI was investigating what happened in U.S. waters off Alaska, the agency …

First cruise ship set for Northwest Passage passes inspection

The Coast Guard is gearing up for the inaugural voyage of a luxury cruise ship through the Northwest Passage and said Thursday the Crystal Serenity easily passed a routine inspection.

Necropsy completed on whale found on bow of Alaska cruise ship

A necropsy has been completed on a 50-foot fin whale discovered Sunday on the bow of a cruise ship entering an Alaska port.

Cruise ship that sailed in storm headed back to home port

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins overnight as their belongings flew about, …

5 more bodies found in Concordia cruise wreck

GIGLIO, Italy — Search crews in Italy have found five more bodies in the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, which struck a reef off an Italian island in …

Four more bodies found from capsized cruise ship

ROME — Divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship found four more bodies Wednesday, including that of a missing 5-year-old Italian girl, authorities said

Workers to pump oil from grounded cruise ship

ROME — A barge carrying a crane and other equipment hitched itself to the toppled Costa Concordia on Tuesday, signaling the start of preliminary operations to remove a half-million gallons …

2 more bodies found in cruise ship wreck

GIGLIO, Italy — Italian officials say two more bodies have been pulled from the wreckage of a cruise liner capsized off the Tuscan coast, bringing the number of confirmed dead …

Five more bodies from cruise ship found Tuesday

ROME — Five more bodies were found Tuesday from a crippled cruise ship, and a shocking audio emerged in which the ship’s captain was heard making excuses as an Italian …

Local couples describe ill-fated cruise

A Carnival cruise official says the unloading of passengers from the company’s disabled ship Splendor is going better than expected.

Passengers cheer as hobbled ship heads to Calif.

Two tugboats slowly pulled a disabled cruise ship with nearly 4,500 passengers and crew toward San Diego today.

Cruise Line Bans Unaccompanied Teens

The carnival’s over for youthful cruisers. Starting with the new year, Carnival Cruise Line will ban passengers under 21 unless they are accompanied by someone over 25. The world’s largest …

Young Cruisers Left At Dock

The carnival’s over for youthful cruisers. Starting with the new year, Carnival Cruise Line will ban passengers under 21 unless they are accompanied by someone 25 or older.