Carnival says it will pay US for disabled ships

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Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 5:11 pm, Tue Mar 25, 2014.

MIAMI (AP) - Carnival Corp. said Monday it will repay the U.S. government an unspecified amount for the costs to taxpayers of responses to disabling accidents on its Triumph and Splendor cruise ships, both of which left thousands of passengers stranded at sea for days.

The world's largest cruise line company said the payments were being made voluntarily to the U.S. Treasury Department and that no government agency had requested reimbursement for either accident.

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