Black Sea ports sign an action plan to revive cruise shipping over the next three years

Satellite view of the Black Sea

The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has signed an action plan for the revival of cruise shipping to and from Black Sea ports over the next three years.

This plan proposes a marketing effort focusing on allaying safety fears regarding the region, as well as promoting local cruise facilities.

Despite the absence of cruise ships, USPA noted that the modernisation of Odessa Passenger Terminal has been completed, including repairs to the interior facilities and improvements to the facade.

USPA also recently held meetings with a number of cruise companies, including Royal Caribbean Cruises, Carnival Corporation and AIDA Cruises, to pitch them on potentially starting cruises in the region.

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