Carnival Cruise Mobile http://apr.org en Carnival Ship Diverted To Alabama Cruise Terminal http://apr.org/post/carnival-ship-diverted-alabama-cruise-terminal <p></p><p></p><p>Carnival Cruise Lines officials say a ship is being diverted from the Mississippi River in New Orleans to the Alabama Cruise Terminal after a tugboat sank on Saturday.</p><p>Officials say the ship, named The Carnival Conquest, is expected to arrive at the terminal Sunday afternoon as U.S. Coast Guard officials continue investigating the tugboat incident on the river.</p><p>It is unclear how many passengers are aboard the ship, and officials say passengers will be driven from Mobile to New Orleans.</p> Sun, 07 Jul 2013 18:21:55 +0000 The Associated Press 33674 at http://apr.org Carnival Ship Diverted To Alabama Cruise Terminal Passengers Cheer Escape From 'Horrible' Cruise http://apr.org/post/passengers-cheer-escape-horrible-cruise <P>Passengers who finally got to disembark from a disabled Carnival cruise ship in Alabama are checking into hotels or heading home by bus.</P> <P>The vacation ship carrying some 4,200 people docked late Thursday in Mobile after five numbing days at sea without power.</P> <P>Passengers raucously cheered the docking after days of what they described as overflowing toilets, food shortages and foul odors.</P> <P>It was supposed to be a fun trip with girlfriends for 28-year-old Maria Hernandez of Angleton, Texas. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 13:22:52 +0000 The Associated Press 25048 at http://apr.org Passengers Cheer Escape From 'Horrible' Cruise Mobile Ready For Disabled Cruise Ship To Make Land http://apr.org/post/mobile-ready-disabled-cruise-ship-make-land <P>Mobile is getting ready for the return of the crippled Carnival cruise ship Triumph that is being towed to the port there after an engine room fire left it powerless at sea for days.</P> <P>It's been more than a year since a cruise ship was based in Mobile. But Sheila Gurganis, who is general manager for the terminal, says it still has the infrastructure needed to accommodate a ship like the Triumph on Thursday. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 23:12:39 +0000 The Associated Press 24923 at http://apr.org Mobile Ready For Disabled Cruise Ship To Make Land Cruise Ship Cancels Plan to Dock in Alabama http://apr.org/post/cruise-ship-cancels-plan-dock-alabama <P>Carnival Cruise Lines has canceled plans to dock its ship Elation in Mobile and is sending the ship to its regular port in New Orleans.</P> <P>Carnival had originally announced plans to temporarily dock the ship in Mobile due to the remnants of Hurricane Isaac. But Carnival now says an assessment of the port facilities in New Orleans shows the ship can dock normally.</P> <P>Mobile used to be a cruise port, but Carnival pulled out because profits weren't sufficient. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 13:16:59 +0000 The Associated Press 17157 at http://apr.org Cruise Ship Cancels Plan to Dock in Alabama