The cruise industry continues to inexorably develop, and the coming year will be marked by new descents on the water of modern ships and vessels.
In May holidays, blockade and veterans of the Great Patriotic War can make a free sea cruise from St. Petersburg to Helsinki. This action is carried out by the St.Peter Line company, a passenger ferry operator Princess Maria and Princess Anastasia, which perform regular flights to the capitals of the Baltic region.
The cruise liner NORWEGIAN JADE visited the «pearl of the Black Sea» in the city of Yalta, and on October 6, 2009 arrived in the port of Odessa. On its board more than 2,000 passengers travel. The management of the sea station reported that such sea vessels are a rarity for the Odessa harbor. The fact is that the water area of the seaport allows to take ships up to 300 meters long, and the length of the NORWEGIAN JADE liner is 294 meters.
The cruise liner Seabourn Odyssey arrived to the port of Sevastopol. The event did not make long wait for guests and residents of the city, because you do not often see such a chic ship. Many armed themselves with photos and video cameras and hurried to the sea station, where, occupying the entire territory of the pier, a passenger liner moored.
In the coming holiday season, border guards simplified the regime of crossing the borders of Ukraine. Now tourists who arrive on cruise ships will be checked only at the ports of arrival and departure.
It so happened that residents of many cities and megacities share distances and water obstacles, which they overcome, including, on various types of water transport. In many countries, there are cities that are washed by the seas, oceans or through which rivers flow. And man created, so-called water taxi for quick movement and enjoyment.
The company Ukrferry plans to revive circular cruises along the Black Sea and in July 2009 opens the Crimean-Caucasian line, extremely popular in Soviet times.
The name «SV Royal Clipper» is the biggest sailing ship in the world, which crosses the ocean in any weather. It reminds about glorious days of brilliant clippers. The owner of the cruise ship «SV Royal Clipper» is Michael Kraft.