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Cruise Ships Avoiding The Black Sea Due To Crimea Annexation

Cruise ships avoiding the Black Sea due to Crimea annexation

Source: European Commission

Varna, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) March 19, 2019 – Major cruise companies are avoiding Black Sea ports due to the uncertain geopolitical situation after the Crimea annexation by Russia in 2014, according to Bulgarian ports’ sources. Only two cruise ships visited Bulgarian ports in 2017. In 2018, there were no visits at all. The expectations for the summer of 2019 are for only one visit. During 2014, the last strong year for the cruise tourism in the…

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