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MSC will launche cruises from Sochi in 2015

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The “Mediterranean Music”, “Legends of the Mediterranean” and “Romance of the Mediterranean” cruises will be carried out by MSC Cruises using thier comfortable  MSC Opera cruise ship in summer 2015.  In total, three cruises will be run: one of them will start in Sochi and finish in Sochi, the second  will start in Sochi and finish in Venice, the third will start in Venice and finish in Sochi. The Cruises from Sochi will begin on the 6th of July 2015 and end on the 7th of September 2015.

MSC Opera cruise ship was built in France in 2004. Elegant lines, exquisite design art deco and modern equipment of the ship will satisfy any tourist demand. In 2005, the MSC Opera was awarded by the prestigious Berlitz Guide as the best craft in its class for safety, elegance and quality of service . Previously MSC fleet (MSC Sinfonia, MSC Lirica and MSC Armonia cruise ships) were also awarded by the Guide.

Specifications of MSC Opera:  displacement – 59.058 tons; length – 251.25 m; width – 28.8 m; passenger decks – 9; max speed ​​ – 21 knots; cabins – 856; capacity passengers max. – 2055; crew – 740; pitching stabilizers.

The cost of the Cruises from Sochi depends on type of accommodation, starting date, excursions and additional services chosen.

New private marina was opened in Sochi Olympic park

zns_0599__029b0q4 (1)The first stage of private yacht marina was opened in the Imeretinskiy seaport.  According to the  post-Olympic development, this new marina became a part of the Maritime Quarter of Russia’s first all-season resort. It was designed for all types of yachts and is able to accommodate vessels as with Russian as well as with International registrations.

The first private marina is located in the Olympic village of Sochi, opposite the “Aivazovsky” hotel. The marina is able to provide services all year round for more than 40 yachts.

The first stage of the marina includes three lines of floating docks length of 45 meters each. Two mooring lines have “fingers” for mooring yachts up to 15 meters long. In the third line (pier), yachts up to 45 meters can be moored . There is also an opportunity to park as super-yachts up to 120 meters as well as small boats and aquabikes.

The “Imeretin” marina is made in accordance with the latest European standards by Marintek. Port Imeretinskiy operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To read more about the marina services, please click here.