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Updated: Carnival Agrees to Pay and Costa Gets a Slap on the Wrist

Update: Carnival Corp has has agreed to reimburse the U.S. government for costs related to the high-profile fires aboard the Carnival Triumph in February and Carnival Splendor in 2010. Read more here. The juxtaposition is priceless. OK, priceless may be the wrong word … Continue reading

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Costa Concordia Update: Titan Salvage Awarded Contract, More Bodies Identified, Tourism Suffers

In February, Costa Lines invited ten companies to bid on salvaging the Costa Concordia (see our previous post.)   Today, the salvage contract was awarded to Titan Salvage and Micoperi.  Titan Salvage is a unit of Crowley Maritime Corporation and Micoperi is a Italian marine … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship Costa Allegra Adrift off Seychelles After Fire

Sixteen months after the Carnival Splendor was blacked out by an engine room fire in the Pacific off the coast of Mexico, another Carnival owned cruise ship is drifting, dead in the water, after an engine room fire.  The Costa Allegra, a cruise ship … Continue reading

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Costa Concordia – Salvage Going Too Slowly, or Too Quickly?

Costa Lines has asked ten companies to bid on salvaging the Costa Concordia. The bids are due early next month and Costa has plans to award a contract by the end of March. Smit Salvage, Svitzer Salvage, Mammoet Salvage, Titan … Continue reading

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