Carnival Cruise 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 Disabled Cruise Ship Leaves Ala. Port http://apr.org/post/disabled-cruise-ship-leaves-ala-port <P>The Carnival Triumph is headed back to sea three months after limping into port following a fire at sea.</P> <P>The almost 900-foot-long cruise ship left the Alabama Cruise Terminal in Mobile under its own power Wednesday after extensive work to repair damage from an engine room fire.</P> <P>The Miami-based Carnival says the Triumph is headed to Freeport, Bahamas, for more repairs and upgrades.</P> <P>It's supposed to return to service June 13 with a cruise from Galveston, Texas.</P> <P>The Triumph was towed into Mobile on Valentine's Day. Wed, 08 May 2013 21:58:39 +0000 The Associated Press 30006 at http://apr.org Disabled Cruise Ship Leaves Ala. Port 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