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Bustling ports such as sunny Curacao figure out how to accommodate cruise visitors. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

  From Post & Courier Charleston’s growing popularity as a tourism destination is showing up at the State Ports Authority’s cruise ship terminal, creating a need for an ever-more-delicate balance between filling market demand and maintaining Charleston’s growing popularity as …

SNOBS vs. JOBS — Historic District elites want to keep the riff-raff of tourists from cruise ships from their trendy neighborhoods in Charleston Read More »

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The Carnival Ecstasy fire results after the ship caught fire just after leaving port in Miami. Several large tugs were nearby to respond and pour huge streams of water on the ship.

Shipping History reminds us that on this day in 1994, the MS Achille Lauro cruise ship caught fire and later sank near Somalia following an engine explosion. Below is a first-hand account of the incident filmed by one of the …

On Nov. 30, 1994, the Achille Lauro cruise ship caught fire and sank; more videos of cruise ship fires Read More »

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