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Taxpayers will pay for Triumph rescue, Carnival tells senator

April 12, 2013

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Tugboats tow the disabled Carnival Triumph to port in Mobile in February. (Associated Press file photo)

When asked if it intends to reimburse the government for the $779,914 it cost to rescue the Carnival Triumph, a cruise-line executive says it will not. The exchange came in letters last month between West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller and James Hunn, Carnival’s senior vice president for corporate maritime policy, and was reported Friday by […]

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