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2016
At present,  all other 2016,  2017,  2018 and 2019 news can be found on the "Current News" page
21st May 2016
Lake Neuchâtel
PS Neuchâtel operated a special pre-season charter sailing from Neuchatel to Concise for the Trivapor AGM on Saturday 21st May
15th May 2016
Lake Konstanz
PS Hohentwiel operated two International Cruises from Altnau to Hagnau (Germany) at 1150 and 1415 on Sunday 15th May
8th May 2016
All lakes
Swiss Mothers Day - Sunday 8th May
Lake Konstanz
PS Hohentwiel operated a morning Jazz Cruise from Arbon at 1000 on Sunday 8th May
Lake Luzern
PS Uri operated a special Mothers Day Lunch Cruise from Luzern at 1130 on Sunday 8th May
Lake Zurich
PS Stadt Rapperswil operated a special Mothers Day Lunch Cruise from Zurich at 1130 on Sunday 8th May........
......but instead of then operating an afternoon sailing to Rapperswil, she limped back to dock for repairs - which turned out to be more serious than initially thought, so after discovering the piston rings of the high pressure cylinder were broken the ZSG subsequently announced the paddle steamer would be taken out of service for the rest of the 2016 season
23rd April 2016
Lake Zurich
PS Stadt Rapperswil operated an evening "Dinner Cruise" from Zurich at 2000 on Saturday 23rd April
27th March 2016
Lake Luzern
PS Unterwalden operated an Easter Lunch Cruise from Luzern at 1130 on Easter Sunday 27th March
14th February 2016
Lake Geneva
MPV Vevey operated a special Evening Valentines Dinner Cruise from Geneva at 2015 on Sunday 14th February
1st January 2016
All lakes
New Year's Day - Friday 1st January
Lake Geneva
MPV Vevey operated a Lunch Cruise from Geneva to Nyon at 1220 on New Year's Day - Friday 1st January
Lake Luzern
PS Uri operated a New Year's Day Lunch Cruise from Luzern at 1030 on New Year's Day - Thursday 1st January
Lake Thun
PS Blümlisalp operated timetabled sailings 111-112-15-16 from Thun at 1010 and 1240 on New Year's Day - 1st January then daily until Sunday 3rd January
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