Foreign cruise ships refused contracts with the port of Sochi

Foreign cruise ships refused contracts with the port of Sochi

Foreign cruise ships canceled contracts with Sochi port

Photo: Princess Cruises

All 19 foreign cruise ships that have previously declared have canceled contracts with Sochi Sea Port since the end of February 2022 . This reduced the income of the cruise harbor, said the general director of the enterprise, Yuri Vladimirov.

"Foreign companies, they declare to  cruise, set themselves a point of entry Sochi. Last year, 19 cruises were applied for, but all canceled after February. We have completely lost this whole component", — said Vladimirov.

Last year, foreign ships called mainly in the cruise port of Sochi from Europe. Due to international sanctions, an impressive part of the company's income was reduced to nothing. In and the expenses of the port                 s           , Lithuania and Estonia. Tourist trips to Poland also fell under the ban. Now even Russians with Schengen visas in will not be able to visit four European countries due to the aggravation of geopolitical tensions between Russia and the European Union.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga