No Cruise Ships in Venice

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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 11/14/2017 - 03:00
If you only read the titles, then it sounds like good news: ‘Large cruise ships banned from Venice city center’, many websites are reporting. Well, maybe – the…
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by Silvia Donati | Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:18
Cruise  ships above 40,000 tonnes will be banned from St. Mark’s basin and the Giudecca Canal in Venice, it was announced on Friday. Veneto Governor Luca Zaia…
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by Silvia Donati | Mon, 04/28/2014 - 03:00
Large cruise ships entering Venice will be given a wide berth starting November 30 in an attempt to minimize damage to the delicate lagoon on entry. The Cruise…
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by Silvia Donati | Sun, 04/06/2014 - 21:41
On the same day the Venice Lagoon reopened to large cruise ships following a suspension of the ban, an accident involving the MSC Preziosa occurred at the…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/18/2014 - 21:15
The attempt to ban large cruise ships passing through the Venice lagoon has just suffered a setback. A regional administrative court on Monday accepted a…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 11/08/2013 - 07:00
Large cruise ships passing through the Venice lagoon are to be banned effective November 2014, and a limit on smaller cruise vessels will kick in January,…
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by Myra Robinson | Sat, 09/21/2013 - 09:18
How could you not love Venice! Many of us at ITALY Magazine have lived in or close to Venice, some of us still do. And it breaks our heart when we hear people…
by ITALY | Mon, 01/30/2012 - 04:52
UNESCO has asked the Italian government to restrict access by huge cruise ships to Venice after the grounding of the Costa Concordia.In a letter sent to the…
by ITALY | Tue, 06/17/2008 - 03:24
Big cruise liners are devastating the Venice lagoon damaging not only the environment but also creating a health hazard for residents, environmental groups…