Radical solution proposed to solve Venice’s cruise ship problem

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Braemar in Venice“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. (theartnewspaper.com)