Regular ferry letter resumed between the ports of Sevastopol (Bay Reed) and Zonguldak (Turkey), on the line operator Shipping Sevastopol began to work the Ship " Varyag ", said the Department's priority projects of the government of Sevastopol.
"currently this is the only direct ferry letter using vessel type ro-ro ships with a horizontal method of cargo handling operations) between Crimea and Turkey. The project is implemented by Sevastopol resident of the free economic zone, which is considered by the city government as a potential resident of the industrial Park in terms of logistic and warehousing services, " said the news Agency in the Department. According to the authorized Shipping Sevastopol, the ferry line is organized to ensure the needs of the Crimea in the import of construction materials, fruits and vegetables, consumer goods. Ship "Varyag" was designed to carry 65 trucks, and oversized cargo on pallets. The output of Zonguldak are scheduled weekly on Fridays with the arrival in Sevastopol on Saturday. The attempt to establish a ferry letter with Turkey was made in 2011, however, the ferry Zoya has implemented only a few flights, but after ceased operations because of underload and difficulties with Ukrainian customs. In 2014, the volume of imports from Turkey in Sevastopol increased 3, 6 times (80% of the total of 76 million dollars). In the past year regular flights between Sevastopol and Istanbul made Turkish cruise liner average capacity Adriana St. Petersburg tour operator " Expo - tour ".