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Venice to ban substantial cruise ships immediately after 10 calendar year struggle | ITV News

Without having boats, Venice would be nothing, but the 1,600-calendar year-previous city was never ever designed for large cruise ships.

All too usually, the Italian city’s picturesque skyline is overshadowed by gargantuan liners sailing into the lagoon, and detrimental the city’s foundations, ecosystem and more.

Finally, immediately after a 10 calendar year struggle, the Italian Governing administration has responded to the appeals of several Venetians and set out programs retain the largest ships away from Venice’s historic and fragile centre.

It arrives just a couple of months immediately after a crash in June – the last straw – where by various travellers were injured on a far more compact tourist boat.

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