Costa Allegra to be sold or scrapped

The 1,000-passenger Costa Allegra will not return to service after a fire broke out and stranded the ship in the Indian Ocean earlier this month. On Carnival Corporate earnings conference call this morning it was said that cost of repairs far exceed the value of the ship and that they’ve had the ship for sale […]

Six Plans Submitted for Removal of Costa Concordia

  HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (March 9, 2012) — A total of six working plans to remove the hull of Costa Concordia were received by the deadline of March 3. Of the 10 world-leading salvage companies invited to tender for the contract, three decided not to bid due to previous commitments and two have joined forces to […]

Priscilla Presley named godmother of American Queen steamboat

    Priscilla Presley, ex-wife of the late Elvis Presley was named godmother of American Steamboat Company’s 436-passenger American Queen. “Priscilla Presley’s efforts leading Elvis Presley Enterprises exemplify both grace and dignity, two adjectives befitting the American Queen,” explains Great American Steamboat Company CEO Jeff Krida. “Both are stunning ambassadors to Memphis and we are […]