Closure of Port of Venice/Porto Marghera

By Joseph R. Fonseca
Saturday, August 16, 2014


The entrance of Port of Venice/Porto Marghera will be closed from August 18th at 03.00 to August 25th at 00.01.

Port traffic will be suspended from August 18th at 03.00 up to August 18th at 07.00.

From August 18th at 07.00 up to August 25th at 00.01, transit will be allowed only through the lock chamber for vessel with the following dimensions:

Ro/Ro ships max 200 metres with working bow thruster

Cargo ships up to max 220 metres with working bow thruster and favourable current

Tankers ships max 170 metres with working bow thruster

From August 25th at 00.01 up to the start of positioning of structure MB-B04 (expected on September 2nd), transit will be allowed through the lock chamber for vessels within the above size limit and through channel for vessels over the above size limit with 2 tugs made fast and a maximum speed of 5 knots.

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