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Sochi

Sochi is a city located in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, on the Black Sea coast. It is the largest city in the region and the main resort city of the Russian Riviera. It is a stopover in Russia’s Black Sea cruise ship business.

Russia’s Black Sea Sochi port available on long lease

Sochi, Russia (Ports Europe) January 19, 2024 – The entire port infrastructure of Russia’s Black Sea port of Sochi will be made available on a long...

Aquilon Shipping starts Sochi-Samsun cruise ship service

Sochi, Russia (PortSEurope) November 9, 2023 – Aquilon Shipping has said that it will start a cruise ship service between the Russian Black Sea port of...

Ukraine declared six Russian Black Sea ports zones of “military threat”

Novorossiysk, Russia (Ports Europe) August 6, 2023 – On August 4, Ukraine, invaded by Russia in February 2022, declared the internal and external waters...

Sitronics Group to equip the seaport of Sochi with domestic VTS

Sochi, Russia (PortSEurope) June 5, 2023 – Sitronics Group and FSUE Rosmorport have signed a contract to install a vessel traffic control system (VTS)...

Unye Port develops Russia-Georgia-Turkey sea connections

Samsun, Turkey (PortSEurope) March 28, 2023 – The Black Sea Port of Unye, in Northeast Turkey, is developing a role in developing services with ports in...

No chance for passenger ships between Russia and Georgia

Batumi, Georgia (Ports Europe) January 26, 2023 – The Maritime Transport Agency (AMT) of Georgia refuted the statement of the General Director of...

Turkey’s Trabzon hosts welcomes Russian cruise ship

Trabzon, Turkey (Ports Europe) January 13, 2023 – The Black Sea port of Trabzon has welcomed the cruise ship “Astoria Grande” which arrived with 502...

Black Sea ports cruise working group meeting held

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) May 19, 2020 – Managers of the leading Black Sea ports have held a virtual “meeting” to discuss the impact of...

Russia’s Rosmorport starts test of Sochi cruise route

Sochi, Russia (PortSEurope) May 30, 2017 – Russian company FSUE Rosmorport’s cruise ship Prince Vladimir left on May 28 from Sochi for a six-day test...

Russia to start operating Crimea-Turkey cruise line in June

Sochi, Russia (PortSEurope) May 19, 2017 – Russia plans to start operating a regular cruise line connecting Sochi to the Crimea and Turkey on June 11, the...

Cruise ship to service Sochi-Crimea route is almost ready for operation

Sochi, Russia (PortSEurope) April 23, 2017 – The cruise ship, which will carry service the regular Sochi-Crimea route, is almost ready to start operations....

Sochi-Istanbul cruise line to be launched on May 1

Sochi, Russia (Ports Europe) February 28, 2017 – Sevastopol governor Dmitry Ovsyannikov said a cruise ship will start operating the...

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