cruise http://wlrn.org en Carnival's Earnings Hit By String Of Cruise Ship Problems http://wlrn.org/post/carnivals-earnings-hit-string-cruise-ship-problems Miami-based Carnival Corp., the world's largest cruise operator, reported a third quarter profit nearly a third lower than a year ago following a series of embarrassing and deadly mishaps involving its ships.<p>Carnival turned a $934 million profit for the period June through August, down 30 percent from the same quarter in 2012.<p>The company owns several cruise lines, including Carnival, Holland America, Princess and Costa, whose Costa Concordia liner wrecked on the Tuscan coast last year, killing 32 people. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:48:50 +0000 Scott Neuman 21102 at http://wlrn.org Carnival's Earnings Hit By String Of Cruise Ship Problems