Learning from fire, Carnival exec says

Posted: March 13, 2013 at 4:06 a.m.

A cruise ship sits in the ocean as a man stands near the water on the shore in Miami Beach, Florida, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. U.S. exports in the travel and tourism sector reached $168.1 billion in 2012, up 10.1 percent from the year-ago level of $152.7 billion, according to data released Feb. 22 by the Commerce Department's International Trade Administration. Photographer: Ty Wright/Bloomberg

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Carnival Cruise Lines’ highest priority is to look at “learnings and potential changes” that can be made in the wake of the Triumph cruise ship that was stranded at sea a month ago, the company’s Chief Executive Officer and President Gerry Cahill said Tuesday at the 29th annual Cruise Shipping Miami conference.

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