Carnival Cruise Triumph News Timeline

New York Post

Conservative National News

Reaction from mother of woman stuck on disabled Carnival cruise ship

February 11, 2013 - February 12, 2013

Video of the lady talking about the way the lady was reacting in the ship.

3,000 adrift on cruise

February 12, 2013 - February 13, 2013

More than 3,000 passengers aboard a cruise ship stranded in the Gulf of Mexico have limited access to bathrooms and food as they waited for tugboats to arrive to tow them to Mexico.

Cruise ship stranded in Gulf of Mexico had prior ...

February 13, 2013 - February 14, 2013

The disabled cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico had mechanical problems last month that delayed its departure from Galveston on a previous voyage.

Travelers and crew on disabled Carnival ship finally reach land...

February 14, 2013 - February 15, 2013

The Cruise from Hell is finally over.

They’re pooped

February 15, 2013 - February 16, 2013

The crippled Carnival Triumph finally limped into port last night as more than 3,000 unwashed passengers began boarding buses for the next leg of their vacation from hell.

Cruise survivors stranded again as bus busts

February 16, 2013 - February 17, 2013

One more indignity greeted a group of exhausted passengers after they were finally let off the crippled Carnival Triumph cruise ship — their bus broke down.

Daybreak - Bill Merriman Talks Carnival Cruise Ship Law Suits

February 20, 2013 - February 21, 2013

Video about the rising law suits.

Los Angeles Times

Liberal National News

Carnival Triumph fire leaves cruise ship adrift off Mexico

February 11, 2013 - February 12, 2013

The Carnival Triumph cruise ship is adrift about 150 miles off Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula after a fire in the engine room Sunday left the ship disabled, according to a Carnival Cruise Lines statement posted Monday on its Facebook page.

Carnival Triumph cruise ship adrift; long lines for toilets, food

February 12, 2013 - February 13, 2013

Passengers stranded on a cruise ship adrift in the Gulf of Mexico say they must stand in long lines to use working bathrooms and to get hot meals.

Relatives await loved ones from crippled Carnival cruise ship

February 13, 2013 - February 14, 2013

As tugboats towed a stranded Carnival cruise ship through the Gulf of Mexico and slowly back to shore Wednesday, relatives of the more than 4,200 passengers and crew trapped aboard appeared at this Alabama port, eager for news or a glimpse of the ship.

Carnival Triumph cruise ship expected between 9:30-10:30 p.m.

February 14, 2013 - February 15, 2013

The disabled Carnival cruise ship Triumph is expected to reach port between 9:30 and 10:30 p.m. Central time Thursday night, a Carnival spokesman told an evening news briefing, but it could take up to five hours for everyone to disembark.

First passenger lawsuit filed over crippled Carnival cruise

February 15, 2013 - February 16, 2013

The first lawsuit was filed Friday by one of thousands of passengers trapped aboard a Carnival cruise ship adrift in the Gulf of Mexico for the past five days.

First passenger lawsuit filed over crippled Carnival cruise

February 16, 2013 - February 17, 2013

The first lawsuit was filed Friday by one of thousands of passengers trapped aboard a Carnival cruise ship adrift in the Gulf of Mexico for the past five days.

Coast Guard: Fuel line leak caused Carnival cruise fire

February 18, 2013 - February 19, 2013

The investigation into why the Carnival Triumph went from cruise ship to floating crisis may last six months, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday.

Alabama

Local News

Disabled Carnival cruise ship being towed to Mobile with 4,229 aboard

February 11, 2013 - February 12, 2013

The port of Mobile will once again welcome a Carnival cruise ship, but this time the circumstances are less than ideal.

Carnival Cruise Lines CEO says passengers' comfort is priority

February 12, 2013 - February 13, 2013

The head of Carnival Cruise Lines says his company is working hard to ensure passengers stranded on a disabled cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico are as comfortable as possible while the vessel is towed to port.

14 Carnival Triumph cruises canceled after ship stalled in the Gulf of Mexico

February 13, 2013 - February 14, 2013

Officials with Carnival Cruise Lines announced the cancellation of 14 upcoming voyages with the Carnival Triumph cruise ship after it was immobilized in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday morning.

Carnival Cruise nightmare: Why evacuation is not an option

February 14, 2013 - February 15, 2013

Why not just evacuate the passengers on Carnival's crippled Triumph cruise ship?

Some cruise passengers literally kiss the ground

February 15, 2013 - February 16, 2013

After days of misery adrift on a crippled cruise ship, Kendall Jenkins and best friend Brittany Ferguson finally made it to dry land Thursday and literally kissed the ground.

Carnival Triumph: A case study in crisis management

February 16, 2013 - February 17, 2013

The lessons companies can take from Carnival Cruise Lines’ handling of its Triumph public relations debacle are mounting faster than human waste aboard a disabled ship adrift in the Gulf of Mexico.

Carnival: Good riddance or time to return?

February 17, 2013 - February 18, 2013

I think it's quite ironic that Carnival Cruise Lines, that abandoned the port of Mobile prior to the final payment on our cruise terminal, is now returning to us one of their disabled ships. Perhaps we could use the situation to suggest to Carnival that they reconsider us again as one of their ports of call.

Carnival Triumph repair, overhaul bill could top $15 million

February 18, 2013 - February 19, 2013

Dry-docking services performed by BAE Systems in Mobile should cost Carnival Cruise Lines a minimum of $5 million and could easily double – possibly triple – depending on the magnitude of work Triumph requires.

Carnival Triumph costs still being assessed by city, cruise terminal

February 19, 2013 - February 20, 2013

Carnival Cruise Lines will be charged on the overtime costs to utilize police, fire and public works employees on Thursday when the disabled Carnival Triumph limped into the Alabama Cruise Terminal.

BBC News

Alternate (blog, social media, alternate language, global source, etc.)

Limited amenities for stranded Carnival passengers

February 11, 2013 - February 12, 2013

Passengers and crew members on a cruise ship stranded in the Gulf of Mexico have limited access to food and bathrooms after a engine fire.

Carnival Triumph: Conditions 'worsen' on stranded ship

February 12, 2013 - February 13, 2013

Passengers on a stranded cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico have told US media of worsening conditions two days after an engine fire crippled the vessel.

Carnival Triumph passengers disembark in Alabama

February 15, 2013 - February 16, 2013

All 3,200 passengers have now disembarked from a crippled cruise ship that reached the US coast five days after an engine fire knocked out power.