Tourist shuttles and moto ondoso in the lagoon: Norwegian Cruise’s experiment becomes a national case

Tourist boats from Punta Sabbioni, now with the addition of shuttles full of cruise ship passengers. Pellicani (PD) to the Minister of Infratructure: “It’s unsustainable” By Eugenio Pendolini 27 July 2022 VENEZIA. The future of the port and the flow of tourists is at stake, but not only. After the arrival of the Norwegian Gem … More Tourist shuttles and moto ondoso in the lagoon: Norwegian Cruise’s experiment becomes a national case

Annual flotilla of boats demonstrates against cruise ships’ path through Venice Lagoon. Cavallino Treporti is against Duferco project in “protected waters”

The committees: “The lagoon is a fragile environment, Vittorio Emanuele should not be excavated”. The shore community of Cavallino Treporti vows to fight the project for a terminal in the Lido canal: “These are lagoon waters” By Vera Mantengoli 30 April 2022 VENICE. Comitato No Grandi Navi and Ambiente Venezia have announced a demonstration for … More Annual flotilla of boats demonstrates against cruise ships’ path through Venice Lagoon. Cavallino Treporti is against Duferco project in “protected waters”

Historic ruling on Cruise Ships in Venice: Duferco wins appeal, TAR rehabilitates the project for an off-shore terminal at Lido

Judges overturn the negative opinion expressed by MIBACT and “make it obligatory” that MIT transmit the project to CIPESS. By Alberto Vitucci 27 April 2022 VENICE. “It’s a moral victory. A great recognition of the quality of our work after ten years”. Cesare De Piccoli, former vice-Mayor and former vice-minister for the PD is almost … More Historic ruling on Cruise Ships in Venice: Duferco wins appeal, TAR rehabilitates the project for an off-shore terminal at Lido

MSC Sinfonia breaks down, stranding passengers for two days at Porto Marghera. Other ships redirected to Trieste by wind.

  The predicted departure for Greece was postponed by an equipment failure: the situation was resolved only on the evening of Sunday 24 April. The MSC Armonia left port normally, while on 23 April the Costa Deliziosa was sent to Trieste due to high winds. 24 April 2022 VENICE. The state of mind aboard the … More MSC Sinfonia breaks down, stranding passengers for two days at Porto Marghera. Other ships redirected to Trieste by wind.

Farewell San Marco, the first cruise ship docks at Marghera

The dock at Fusina is used for one of the most luxurious cruise ships in the world. Passengers are bused to and from Marittima   By Mitia Chiarin and Lorenzo Porcile 2 September 2021   VENEZIA. The first cruise ship moored at the temporary docks at the RO.RO terminal in Fusina, the afternoon of Thursday, … More Farewell San Marco, the first cruise ship docks at Marghera

Cruise ships out of Venice – the Decree is approved but political agreement on implementation is still missing

With the almost complete approval of the Camera, the decree to keep the Cruise Ships out of the Lagoon of Venice has become a reality. What is missing is direction for the operational methods for addressing the transitional phase 13 May 2021 By Giuseppe Pietrobelli With the almost total approval of the Camera, the decree … More Cruise ships out of Venice – the Decree is approved but political agreement on implementation is still missing

Cruise Ships: Senate Rejects the Excavation of the Vittorio Emanuele Canal

Amendments by the PD are approved in commission with the yes vote from the Lega and Forza Italia. No to excavating Vittorio Emanuele, yes to a “Venice Class” for ships. Ferrazzi: “An important step” 22 April 2021 By Alberto Vitucci VENEZIA. Only ships of the “Venice Class” dimensions will be allowed in the lagoon; small, … More Cruise Ships: Senate Rejects the Excavation of the Vittorio Emanuele Canal

It’s official: Cruise ships to Venice will temporarily dock at Marghera

Decision was made by the Ministers of Ecological Transition, Roberto Cingolani, Culture, Dario Franceschini, Tourism, Massimo Garavaglia, and of Infrastructure and Sustainable Transportation,  Enrico Giovannini 25 March 2021 VENEZIA. With the goal of protecting a historical-cultural heritage that is not only Italian but global, the Ministers of Ecological Transition, Roberto Cingolani, Culture, Dario Franceschini, Tourism, … More It’s official: Cruise ships to Venice will temporarily dock at Marghera

Stung in Venice. And the stars are mobilizing for the No-Navi fines

Maximum penalty for the militants who are fighting to save the city from the cruise ships. Fundraising support comes from artists and citizens: Emma Thompson donates a thousand Euro. By Giampaolo Visetti 19 March 2021 VENEZIA Almost 20 thousand Euro in fines for having tried to defend Venice from the assault of cruise ships, which … More Stung in Venice. And the stars are mobilizing for the No-Navi fines