Category: Port
Published on Thursday, 01 April 2010 03:00
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On April, 2-d the cruise liner MELODY (204,7 m, flag of Panama) will launch the spring-and-summer navigation of passenger ships 2010 in Odesa.

The liner will arrive at 7:00 from Yalta and after 5 and a half hours will head for Sevastopol. During a half-day of stay in our city about 1200 tourists from Great Britain, Germany, France and other European countries will get acquainted with sights of the Black Sea Pearl via bus excursion (15 cars have been ordered) or a pedestrian walk. Tourist agency «Eugenia Travel» hosts and serves the guests.

This year it is planning 4 more visits of the steamship MELODY to Odesa: on April, 13th, on May, 27th, on July, 10th and on August, 23rd. The liner belongs to cruise company MSC Cruises which is the part of the Italian holding Mediterranean Shipping Company. It is interesting that the well-known actress Sophie Loren is the godmother of at least eight vessels of the named company.

N.STEPANOVA, «Odesa port worker» newspaper.