Pollution in Venice close to Cruise ships

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Old Venice has become famous for its pollution.

The claim is:

“As big ships sailed down the main canal, just a stone’s throw from the shore, my team recorded up to 500 ultra-fine particles per cubic centimetre – 500 times higher than clean sea air.”

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Travel Distances of Clyde Estuary Calmac Ferries

Calmac Ferry to Bute

Travel distances of Clyde CalMac Ferries

NameMMSIDistance traveled (km)Daily km traveledYearly km traveledmean daily return crossings
Loch Shira2350532396358.54794.9036934639.8525.10680
Recorded travel distances Clyde CalMac Ferries from the 29th of September 2017 to the 4th of December 2017. Daily crossings estimates as 22.56 km return Wemyss Bay - Rothesay and 3.78 km Largs - Cumbrae Slip.

By logging to a Mysql table all recorded GPS positions, we see the workload that is put on these RoRo ferries.

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