A passenger from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas waits for transportation after arriving at the Cape Liberty cruise port in Bayonne, N.J., Wednesday. The ship was forced to turn around after hitting a strong storm at sea. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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The Royal Caribbean cruise liner Anthem of the Seas, the third-largest cruise ship in the world, is seen here during its inaugural voyage last April. Ander Gillenea/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Relatives await word of survivors from a cruise ship that capsized in the Yangtze River. The Eastern Star was carrying more than 450 people; only 14 have been rescued. China Stringer Network/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The cruise ship Carnival Magic floats behind a catamaran off Cozumel, Mexico on Oct. 17. The ship skipped a planned stop there Friday, the cruise line says, after Mexican authorities delayed granting permission to dock. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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