Last year in the port was not foreign ships.
Two foreign tourist companies confirmed the application for a visit to their ships of the Odessa port in 2019.
Since may 10 cruise navigation in the port will open the liner Aegean Odyssey (whose length is 145 m, passenger capacity – 380 persons, flag – Malta). Almost six months later, on 30 October, the seaside town of Ukraine will visit the ship Amera (length – 205 m, capacity 800 persons, the flag of the Bahamas). Specified courts operate on the Greek company Aegean Experience Maritime Co Ltd and the German Phoenix Reisen.
“World-renowned tour operators “Phoenix Reisen”, “Azamara”, “crystal Cruises” and others again include Odessa in their routes of cruises in the Black sea. In addition to the “first swallows” in this season we have nine applications for vessel calls in 2020, three in 2021 and one in 2022″, – stated the head of Administration of Odessa sea commercial port Igor Tkachuk.
According to him, stepping up to the travel direction due to the activities of shipping companies, which last season organized for foreign tourists a series of cruises of the Dnieper between Kiev and Odessa.
At the same time, it is reported that by the end of 2018 at the port of Odessa has not been a single sunset cruise liners under a foreign flag.