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Venice bans large cruise ships from entering historic centre

08 August, 2019 12:51 am 12:51 am

VENICE (ITALY) – The Italian government has announced to ban large cruise ships from entering Venice’s historic centre following an accident involving a ship hitting a dock in June this year. Ships weighing more than 1,000 tonnes will be rerouted away from certain waterways from September. The move follows an accident in June in which … Read More

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Cruise ship reaches Norway port after near disaster, dramatic rescues

03 March, 2019 11:19 pm 11:19 pm

OSLO (Reuters) – A luxury cruise ship that had set sail with almost 1,400 passengers and crew aboard arrived at a port in Norway on Sunday after narrowly escaping disaster when its engines failed during a storm. The Viking Sky sent out a mayday signal as it drifted in rough waters in the Norwegian Sea … Read More