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Venice to restrict ships from 2014 :: Cruise Weekly

Venice to restrict ships from 2014

The Italian Government has ordered a ban on large cruise ships passing through the Venice lagoon. Effective Jan 2014, the number of cruise ships allowed through Venice will be cut by 20%, while vessels of more than 96,000 tonnes will be completely banned from the city centre from Nov next year. The legislation comes after years of debate and protests by environmentalists, who claimed the fragile lagoon and the city’s foundations were being damaged by big ships. The Gazzetta del Sud newspaper reports that the order came following a meeting on Wed ...
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