woensdag 19 maart 2014

Venice ordered to allow big cruise ships back into lagoon - Telegraph

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Battle of the big ships in Venice’s lagoon resumes after Italian court slaps down law designed to curb their numbers, amid concern for environmental damage done to centuries-old canalsVenice has been ordered to allow large cruise ships back into its lagoon, months after the Italian government decreed that they should be banned because of the environmental damage they do to the World Heritage-listed city.A regional tribunal overturned a law introduced last November which reduced the number of cruise liners of more than 40,000 tons permitted to enter from the Adriatic and plough their way towards Venice’s cruise ship terminal.

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