CNN's Shannon Travis on the search for a missing dock worker after the Carnival Triumph was undocked by strong winds.
This week, Carnival Cruise Lines finds itself hot water once again. It’s the third time in a month and second time this week that a Carnival Cruise ship faces trouble at sea.
Carnival "Legend" is experiencing propulsion problems in the Caribbean and can't sail at full speed. The company says the ship will now skip a stop in Grand Cayman and straight home to Tampa. Just this Wednesday, power problems idled the Carnival "Dream" at a port in St. Maarten and passengers were stuck on board for hours. Cristina Puig is live in Miami with details.
(CNN) - A class action lawsuit has been filed against Carnival Corporation surrounding the events that crippled the cruise ship Triumph in the Gulf of Mexico.
Filing on behalf of other passengers, Matt and Melissa Crusan of Oklahoma alleged in their lawsuit that "Carnival knew or should have known that the vessel Triumph was likely to experience mechanical and/or engine issues because of prior similar issues," the court filing said.
The lawsuit alleged that conditions on the ship "created a severe risk of injury, illness and/or disease."
The case was filed this week in U.S. District Court in the southern district of Florida.
Carnival spokesman Vance Gulliksen said: "We are unable to comment on pending litigation."
This morning on "Early Start," Rene Marsh reports on the latest in the lawsuit.
Carnival Triumph passenger Ruby Dunn and her husband Ronnie on Ruby's experience aboard the stranded cruise ship.
Christine Romans on if Carnival Cruise lines will be affected by bad public relations after the Triumph cruise fire.