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WATCH: Another close call by a cruise ship in Venice.

PortandTerminal.com, July 9, 2019 A cruise ship veered very close to the esplanade when it passed through a canal in Venice during stormy weather on Sunday. The incident sparked, yet again, a discussion about over tourism and safety for large cruises moving through Venice’s canals. VENICE – A cruise liner came close to crashing into a dock in Venice on …

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No Grandi Navi! Venice protests against huge cruise ships

PortandTerminal.com, June 8, 2019 Thousands of people took to the streets in Venice on Saturday (June 8) calling for a ban on large cruise ships in the city following last week’s collision between a massive vessel and a tourist boat. After a 275-meter cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat, Venice residents have demanded that the giant vessels stay away. The …

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Too big? Cruise ship in Venice, Italy accident 40% larger than the Titanic

PortandTerminal.com, June 3, 2019 Both cruise destinations and cargo ports are feeling the squeeze as vessels continue to grow larger in size while their waterways remain essentially unchanged. Venice, Italy – On Sunday, MSC Cruises said the 2,679-passenger Opera was approaching a terminal on the Giudecca canal when it struck the dock and a nearby ferry due to a technical …

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