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Archive for the ‘Cruise Alerts’ Category

Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Millennium

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September 26, 2013 Celebrity Cruises has notified the Commission that its vessel, Celebrity Millennium experienced issues with its propulsion engine that interrupted two sailings in August and required the cancelation of its August 23, 30 and September 6 and 13, 2013 sailings. The ship is expected to return to service… Read More »

Carnival DREAM Cancellations and Compensation

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March 15, 2013 Carnival DREAM Passenger Compensation for March 13th, 2013 Cancellation Carnival Cruise Lines has been in contact with the Commission regarding the recent difficulties encountered on the CARNIVAL DREAM. Carnival informed Commission staff that it experienced a malfunction of the emergency diesel generator during a test that occurred… Read More »

Commission Strengthens Cruise Line Passenger Protections and Proposes to Extend Tariff Rate Publication Exemption to Foreign Registered NVOCCs

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February 22, 2013 NR 13-02 Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725) During its meeting on February 13, 2013, the Federal Maritime Commission approved measures that would strengthen protections for cruise line customer deposits and prepayments, while reducing financial responsibility requirements imposed on smaller cruise lines. By statute, cruise lines must file… Read More »

Carnival Cruise Line Alert – Passenger Vessel CARNIVAL TRIUMPH Company Sponsored Passenger Compensation Program

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February 20, 2013 Carnival Cruise Lines recently notified the Commission that it intends to compensate passengers who were onboard the CARNIVAL TRIUMPH when a fire occurred in the vessel’s engine room earlier this month. The Commission has been in regular contact with Carnival, including President and CEO Gerry Cahill, regarding… Read More »