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The end of cruising into Venice?

I’ve done quite a lot of posts over recent years about the continuing arguments about cruising into and out of Venice. Here’s a link to the collection of posts. During the early summer several cruise lines which have done day calls at Venice, e.g. Royal Caribbean, have announced that they will in future call at […]

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Oceana leaving the P&O fleet

P&O have today announced that Oceana is leaving the P&O fleet. In practice, with the current pause this is happening immediately – the announcement says “this month”. I’m not surprised by this. I have a feeling that this is all to do with Venice…. I’ll explain. For the last several years there have been de-facto […]

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There were several announcements yesterday (8 August 2019) which seemed to be indicating that as from September, cruise ships would be banned from Venice! I’ve been covering issues concerning cruise ships and Venice for quite some years, so obviously this story interested me. On investigation, the truth seems to be – well, I’m not quite […]

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New Restrictions at Venice

Continuing yesterday’s theme of protecting fragile environments, it’s time to look at Venice again. In fact, it turns out that I’m about 9 months or so late on this story – some decisions were made in November 2017 that I completely missed. I’m disappointed that I didn’t spot this at the time as over the […]

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