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  • Five questions for Carnival cruise executive Terry Thornton

    Five questions for Carnival cruise executive Terry Thornton
    When Carnival Cruise Lines decided to leave Baltimore last summer, saying the port had become too expensive because of environmental regulations, it was with substantial regret. The world's largest cruise line regularly filled its Carnival Pride cruise...
  • Carnival comes back [Editorial]

    Carnival comes back  [Editorial]
    It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...
  • Carnival reverses plan to depart Baltimore port

    Carnival reverses plan to depart Baltimore port
    Pride will only leave the port of Baltimore for a few months. Carnival Cruise Lines announced Thursday that its Carnival Pride cruise liner will return to the port of Baltimore in March 2015, after only a brief stint in Florida, thanks to new...
  • Cruise lines unaffected by Baltimore port strike

    Cruise lines unaffected by Baltimore port strike
    Striking longshoremen at the port of Baltimore worked at least one cruise ship Thursday as their stoppage closed the port's cargo terminals for a second day. Royal Caribbean International's Grandeur of the Seas arrived for its regular sailing,...
  • Havre de Grace man offers a new telling of the old Thanksgiving story

    Havre de Grace man offers a new telling of the old Thanksgiving story
    In 1620, 393 Novembers ago, a small ship was being rocked and tossed in the cold North Atlantic. And on board were its captain and Ship's Master, Christopher Jones, Pilgrim leaders: William Bradford, William Brewster, Myles Standish, 101 English men,...
  • Cruise canceled after fire aboard Royal Caribbean ship

    Cruise canceled after fire aboard Royal Caribbean ship
    Bang Warren dismissed the pounding on her cabin door early Monday morning as "children playing a prank." Then a horn blared and she heard people running through the halls of the Grandeur of the Seas A fire had broken out in the early morning hours...
  • O'Malley lobbies EPA to ease cruise ship pollution rule

    O'Malley lobbies EPA to ease cruise ship pollution rule
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has interceded with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of Carnival Cruise Lines after the company threatened to pull its business from Baltimore over a pending air-quality regulation that would require large, ocean-...
  • Carnival pulling Pride from Baltimore

    Carnival pulling Pride from Baltimore
    Carnival Cruise Lines announced plans Thursday to leave the port of Baltimore, a move that could cost the region scores of jobs and millions in economic activity generated by big-spending passengers and businesses servicing the ships. The Miami-based...
  • Tips on cruising with the kids

    Tips on cruising with the kids
    A standup comic on a Carnival Pride cruise from Baltimore to the Bahamas recently asked his audience how many were traveling with their kids. Quite a number politely clapped in response. He then asked how many were traveling without their kids. He was...
  • Port cruise ship traffic dips slightly in 2012

    Port cruise ship traffic dips slightly in 2012
    Cruise traffic at the port of Baltimore last year dipped slightly from 2011, snapping a four-year string of increases. Port officials said Wednesday that 240,676 people sailed on 100 cruises out of Baltimore, the second-highest count since year-round...
  • Cruise ship returns to Baltimore after $48 million renovation

    Cruise ship returns to Baltimore after $48 million renovation
    Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship returned to the Port of Baltimore Friday after undergoing a $48 million renovation. The ship, which replaces the Enchantment of the Seas, arrived early Friday morning for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a...
  • After record growth, Maryland cruise terminal at capacity

    After record growth, Maryland cruise terminal at capacity
    Seven years after opening the South Locust Point cruise ship berth and terminal, Maryland port officials have a problem: capacity, as in, not enough. Without expansion, the record-breaking annual statistics will plateau at about 100 cruises and 241,000...