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Large Cruise Ships to Be Diverted from Venice City Center?

August 12, 2019

A plan has been proposed by Danilo Toninelli, Italy’s Transport Minister, to reroute part of large ships from the Guidecca canal, one of the major canals in the city, starting from September this year.

As informed, cruise vessels might be gradually diverted to the Fusina and Lombardy docks in the future.

The first meeting on the matter was held at the headquarters of Venice Port Authority on August 6, with representatives of the government, port authority, cruise terminals and companies being present, among others. It will be followed by another meeting scheduled for late August.

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