Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that cruise ships are obliged to run again on the black sea coast, But This should be a private initiative, which would be worth to Express support.
Co-chair of the Central headquarters of the popular front Stanislav Govorukhin in the process of communication with the President on the forum of the popular front expressed his opinion about the need to return to the Crimea cruise ships, which are the citizens of Russia would have enjoyed the most in the summer, reports RIA " Novosti ".
"This should be a private initiative, it is necessary to Express support. I agree with you in that, because It will make life on the black sea coast in General-and not only in Crimea But also in the Caucasus, where more meaningful, everything will be livelier, more dynamic. I in Soviet times, used this mode of transport, Abkhazia was once moved to other places in Odessa and then in Leningrad were on the train. I'm sure these people will be a lot – wishing to move in the summer ", – Putin said." Was in Soviet times (the ships), they were called " Georgia ", " Kazakhstan ", they just do not currently, I don't know where they went, they carried off somewhere. But Want you to just say, no matter how strange, Stanislav, we are just with you, apparently, think alike. Yesterday I just Thought on such information. Thought undoubtedly it is necessary the Ministry of transport charging to work", Greg said the head. Remember, in September the General Director of JSC "Sochi commercial seaport" Vladimir Derkunov reported that a permanent cruise line From the port of Sochi in the Crimea has the opportunity to be open in April 2017, the project has received the approval of the Ministry of transport. At the meeting of the Presidium of the state Council of fifteen September, Putin ordered the Ministry of transport to take steps to open regular air and sea message between Sochi and the Crimean resorts. We emphasize that the restoration of cruises on the Black sea will become a available revival in 1859, the Russian society of the steamers and trade of the Crimean-Caucasian line. By 1914, between the Caucasian and Crimean ports cruised ten ships with a total capacity of 1,270 places. Special popularity, the line has received in the mid-twentieth century. On the line worked the legendary ships, " Russia ", " Ukraine ", " Victory ", " Admiral Nakhimov ", " Ivan Franko ", " Tajikistan ", " Dmitry Shostakovich ", etc. On 1 January 1988 transport cargo-passenger fleet Ministry of the USSR consisted of 114 vessels with a total passenger capacity of more than 29 thousand jobs. Of these, only cruise lines black sea shipping company (Odessa) was working 21 sea-going vessel with a total capacity of 12 thousand Packageroot serving 14 ocean and 20 internal lines. One year was served to 135 thousand Passengers, and among them 10-15 thousand Foreigners. In 1991, after the collapse of the USSR and transition of the black sea shipping company under the jurisdiction of Ukraine, the Crimean-Caucasian line has ceased to exist.