Thursday, April 1, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Italy Approves New Decree to Keep Cruise Ships Out of Venice Lagoon

By Angelo Amante ROME, April 1 (Reuters) – Italy’s government has ruled that large cruise ships and container vessels must not pass close to Venice’s historic center and should instead...

April 1, 2021
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Watch: Large Cruise Ship Close Call in Venice Canal – Updated with AIS

A hair-raising video from over the weekend shows the Costa Deliziosa cruise ship nearly crash* during a storm in Venice’s Grand Canal on Sunday. As you can see from the...

July 10, 2019
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Monday, June 24, 2019
MSC Magnifica cruise ship passes in the Giudecca Canal in Venice
Maritime News

Italian Conservation Group Calls for Venice Cruise Ban

By Philip Pullella ROME, June 24 (Reuters) – Venice should be put on the United Nations’ list of endangered cities and cruise ships should be banned from its fragile lagoon...

June 24, 2019
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Sunday, June 2, 2019

Incident Video: MSC Cruise Ship Crashes Into Pier in Venice

A large cruise ship allided with pier and smaller passenger vessel in Venice, Italy on Sunday, injuring four people, local officials said. MSC Cruises said the 2,679-passenger Opera was approaching...

June 2, 2019
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Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Maritime News

Italy Moves to Force Big Cruise Ships to Take Back Route to Venice

ROME, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Gondolas and water taxis will never again have to vie with big cruise ships for space in front of Venice’s iconic St. Mark’s Square, an...

November 7, 2017
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Saturday, August 9, 2014

Italian Government to Ban Large Cruise Ships from Venice Lagoon

Big cruise ships will be barred from Venice's Saint Mark's lagoon, to protect Italy's floating city from potential damage caused by growing traffic, the government said on Friday.

August 9, 2014
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Italy to Limit Large Cruise Ship Traffic In Venice

Italy will immediately begin to limit large cruise ship traffic in the Venice lagoon and the biggest vessels - of more than 96,000 gross tonnes - will be banned from November of next year, the government said on Tuesday.

November 5, 2013
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