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Venice may be put on endangered list if cruise ships not banned, says Unesco
The UN heritage agency says the historic centre is in danger if ships are not diverted to another port

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

21, Jun, 2021 @6:56 PM

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Monsters or a must? Venice tussles with return of cruise ships
The arrival of the MSC Orchestra has rekindled tensions over the pros and cons of the giant vessels

Angela Giuffrida in Venice

14, Jun, 2021 @4:00 AM

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‘We were deceived’: hundreds protest in Venice at return of giant cruise ships
Ban on huge vessels passing St Mark’s Square proves to be temporary after liner docks in city for first time in 17 months

Angela Giuffrida

05, Jun, 2021 @6:00 PM

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From Edward VIII to James Dyson: the yacht that tells a tale of British wealth | Ian Jack
The fortunes of industry and a handful of ultra-rich individuals are woven through the history of the Nahlin, says Guardian columnist Ian Jack

Ian Jack

15, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Sir Eddie Kulukundis obituary
Other lives: Philanthropist who used his great wealth to support countless theatre and sporting projects

Anne Kavanagh

11, May, 2021 @3:27 PM

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Simon Olszowski obituary
Other lives: Ship broker who went on to establish a wooden boatbuilders business in Lyme Regis

Sophie Olszowski

25, Apr, 2021 @6:12 PM

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Venice’s ban on cruise ships is a vital step towards saving the city from disaster | Neal E Robbins
The Italian government has finally taken action to help avert an environmental catastrophe in this fragile lagoon, says author Neal E Robbins

Neal E Robbins

08, Apr, 2021 @3:15 PM

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Wind ... or worse: was pilot error to blame for the Suez blockage?
The real story of how Ever Given came to block global shipping is not so easily explained away

Rose George

03, Apr, 2021 @9:36 AM

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Echoes of Ever Given as another cargo ship goes aground – in Sussex
The Elise blocked mouth of the Arun at Littlehampton after mooring broke but proved easier to shift

Esther Addley

30, Mar, 2021 @6:04 PM

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Who pays for Suez blockage? Ever Given grounding could spark years of litigation
Ship likely to be centre of protracted legal battle over what caused it to run aground in the Suez and who is to blame

Ruth Michaelson and Michael Safi

30, Mar, 2021 @4:06 PM

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Suez canal: Ever Given container ship freed after a week
Salvage teams and strong tides help to refloat vessel that had blocked key trading artery

Michael Safi in Beirut, Helena Smith in Athens and Martin Farrer

29, Mar, 2021 @6:28 PM

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Stranding of Ever Given in Suez canal was foreseen by many – analysis
Analysis: As ships have ballooned in size, worst-case scenario was flagged up by organisations such as OECD

Michael Safi

28, Mar, 2021 @2:33 PM

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