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Nine Chinese gay, transgender couples to tie the knot on cruise ship

Eight hundred people will watch on Wednesday as Aries Liu, a 32-year-old man who used to be a woman, marries his blushing bride on a cruise ship in waters near China`s business capital of Shanghai.

Jun 14, 2017, 14:43 PM IST

Italy appeals court upholds 16-year sentence for Concordia captain

Florence`s appeals court on Tuesday upheld the 16-year jail term for Francesco Schettino, the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that sank off Italy in 2012 leaving 32 people dead.

Jun 01, 2016, 01:39 AM IST
TIRUN announces maiden voyage of world's largest cruise ship

TIRUN announces maiden voyage of world's largest cruise ship

TIRUN, the exclusive India representative for Royal Caribbean International has announced its maiden voyage of the award-winning cruise line's new Oasis-class ship, Harmony of the Seas.

May 23, 2016, 08:30 AM IST
Harmony of the Seas: World's biggest-ever cruise ship is 50 metres longer than the height of Eiffel Tower

Harmony of the Seas: World's biggest-ever cruise ship is 50 metres longer than the height of Eiffel Tower

The world's largest cruise ship , Harmony of the Seas , arrived in the British port of Southampton on Tuesday ahead of its maiden cruise later this month.

May 17, 2016, 17:42 PM IST
First US-to-Cuba cruise ship in decades set to sail

First US-to-Cuba cruise ship in decades set to sail

The Adonia, a vessel from the Carnival cruise's Fathom line, was set to raise its anchors at 3:30 pm (1930 GMT) with some 700 passengers aboard.

May 01, 2016, 22:00 PM IST

30 hurt in cruise ship crashes at upstate NY seaway lock

 Authorities say 30 people aboard a cruise ship have been injured when the vessel crashed into a wall while entering a lock in upstate New York.

Jun 19, 2015, 21:52 PM IST
Hope fades as families head for stricken China ship

Hope fades as families head for stricken China ship

Holding a photo of her husband on her iPad, Chen Suhua recalled their trip to the United States where they spent nine days on a cruise ship sailing to Cuba.

Jun 03, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

Report tells of rapid capsize on China cruise ship

The hundreds of passengers on a Chinese ferry which capsized during a storm had little warning before disaster struck, according to a state-media interview with a survivor.

Jun 02, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Protesting Brazilian fishermen block cruise ship

A cruise ship carrying 1,800 passengers was blocked from leaving a Brazilian port on Tuesday by fishermen protesting a government ban on catches of protected species, a spokesman for their union said.

Jan 07, 2015, 02:20 AM IST

Texas: Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker

A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted with an infectious disease scare.

Oct 20, 2014, 00:41 AM IST

Italy cruise ship toxins threaten wildlife: Activists

It`s nursing season in Europe`s biggest marine sanctuary and schools of whales have brought their young to Italian shores - but environmentalists warn they are at risk from toxins leaked by the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship.

Jul 15, 2014, 13:17 PM IST

Cruise ship returns to Seattle following fire

A fire in the boiler room of a cruise ship carrying nearly 3,000 people prompted the vessel to return to port in the northwestern US city of Seattle, officials said.

Jun 29, 2014, 17:05 PM IST

Cruise ship carrying nearly 200 people evacuated in Netherlands

A cruise ship carrying 154 passengers and 40 crew was evacuated after it sprang a leak on a river in the eastern Netherlands early on Sunday morning, emergency services said.

Jun 22, 2014, 12:33 PM IST

Over 600 passengers and crew fall ill on Royal Caribbean cruise

The number of passengers and crew who fell ill aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship climbed to more than 600 on Monday, many vomiting and using biohazard bags for anything they touch.

Jan 28, 2014, 05:41 AM IST

Cruise ship disaster pre-trial hearings begin in Italy

Indictment hearings against six suspects in the Costa Concordia luxury liner disaster began in Italy, with local authorities at the site of the shipwreck requesting compensation of more than 80 million euros (USD 105 million).

Apr 15, 2013, 20:16 PM IST

Coast Guard: Cruise ship fire due to fuel leak

Investigators say a fuel oil leak caused the engine-room fire that paralyzed a Carnival cruise ship at sea for five days. Now they want to know why the ship was disabled for so long.

Feb 19, 2013, 20:32 PM IST

Costa Concordia: Francesco Schettino hears evidence

The case of Francesco Schettino was of such enormous interest that a theatre had to be turned into a courtroom in the Tuscan city of Grosseto.

Oct 15, 2012, 23:12 PM IST

People saved from burning ship off Turkey

A ship carrying 100 people caught fire off Turkey`s Aegean coast, a report said.

Aug 04, 2012, 09:32 AM IST

Phone call distracted Costa Concordia captain

Francesco Schettino described the collision as a "banal accident" in which "destiny" played a role.

Jul 11, 2012, 09:57 AM IST

Costa Concordia captain negotiating €50,000 deals

The disgraced captain of Costa Concordia is said to be negotiating the price for his interviews with the media.

Jul 07, 2012, 15:19 PM IST