Carnival Triumph http://apr.org en Carnival Files Suit Against Ala. Ship Repair Firm http://apr.org/post/carnival-files-suit-against-ala-ship-repair-firm <p>The Carnival Corp. has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $12 million in damage its cruise ship, Triumph, sustained in an early April windstorm.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; AL.com reports (http://bit.ly/18Til8K ) the company filed the lawsuit last week and argues mooring equipment being used by BAE Systems was defective. The ship broke free of its mooring during a storm that packed winds of over 60 mph and killed a dock worker.<br> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:05:03 +0000 The Associated Press 32572 at http://apr.org Carnival Files Suit Against Ala. Ship Repair Firm Coast Guard Says Cause Of Cruise Ship Fire Was A Leak http://apr.org/post/coast-guard-says-cause-cruise-ship-fire-was-leak <P>A Coast Guard official says the cause of the engine-room fire on the Carnival cruise ship Triumph was a leak in a fuel oil return line.</P> <P>In a teleconference Monday, Cmdr. Teresa Hatfield estimated that the investigation of the disabled ship would take six months.</P> <P>She said the Bahamas is leading the investigation, with the Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board leading U.S. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 23:10:57 +0000 The Associated Press 25196 at http://apr.org Coast Guard Says Cause Of Cruise Ship Fire Was A Leak 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 Tug Boats Tow Disabled Cruise Ship Toward Alabama http://apr.org/post/tug-boats-tow-disabled-cruise-ship-toward-alabama <P>The Coast Guard says a second tug boat has reached a disabled cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico and is helping tow it to Mobile, Ala.</P> <P>More than 3,000 passengers and a crew of more than 1,000 aboard the Carnival Cruise Lines ship Carnival Triumph have had limited services since a fire in an engine room Sunday. The original plan was to tow it to Progreso, Mexico, but currents pushed it north.</P> <P>No injuries have been reported.</P> <P>Coast Guard Petty Officer Richard Brahm in Houston says the ship was about 270 miles south of Mobile as of Tuesday morning. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 23:35:32 +0000 The Associated Press 24847 at http://apr.org Tug Boats Tow Disabled Cruise Ship Toward Alabama