Fan-987-Logosm 35h_cbssportsrad_tampa cw44_tb

Panama

File photo, bottlenose dolphin (Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)

Panama, Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s Oldest Dolphin, Dies

CLEARWATER (CBS Tampa) – Panama, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s oldest dolphin, has died. The Tampa Bay Times reports she was 40 years old. In the wild, the average lifespan is about 25 years. Trainers say her […]

CBS Tampa–09/26/2013

File photo of the Carnival Victory ship. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

No Central Agency Oversees, Inspects Cruise Ships

A byzantine maze of maritime rules and regulations, fragmented oversight and a patchwork quilt of nations that do business with cruise lines make it tough for consumers to assess the health and safety record of the ship they’re about to board in what for many is the vacation of a lifetime.

02/16/2013

File photo of a cruise ship. (credit: ANDREA PATTARO/AFP/GettyImages)

Fisherman Stranded At Sea For Month Sues Cruise Line For Failing To Help

A Panamanian man who watched his two companions die while surviving at sea for 28 days in their small disabled boat has sued a U.S. cruise line because one of its ships failed to help, his attorney said Sunday.

05/13/2012

File photo of cruise ship. (credit: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Cruise Ship Passes By Disabled Fishing Boat Floating In Sea For Weeks

Three Panamanian men were on their way home after a night of fishing, happy with their success, when the motor on their small open boat rattled and quit, leaving them adrift in sight of land, but too far out for their cell phones to work.

04/20/2012

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 898 other followers