Cruise ships overwhelm Venice
The passenger port of Venice is now the 13th biggest in the world, after Los Angeles, and the third biggest in the Mediterranean. It is situated in the Marittima, S.Basilio and Sta Marta districts of the historic city and is spread over more than 260,000m2.
This information was taken from p45 of The Venice Report,
published by Cambridge University Press in 2009.