Tag: Carnival Ecstasy

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

  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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

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

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Top