Radical solution proposed to solve Venice cruise ship problem

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Anna Somers Cocks:

“Of course, the best thing for the environment would be to do nothing,” says Paolo Costa, the president of the Venice Port Authority (VPA), who nonetheless is lobbying hard for a large channel, 120m wide at its maximum, to be dredged through the lagoon to enable the cruise ships to enter the Marittima port in Venice by a back route, thereby eliminating their passage through the town… Read more

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