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Summer navigation in the passenger port of St. Petersburg started

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Last weekend in St. Petersburg sea passenger summer navigation started, ITAR-TASS reports.

On the morning of Saturday, April 26, in a port «Sea Facade» has entered first ship - motorboat Discovery carrying a group of foreign tourists. Further ships will approach to the berths of the passenger port almost daily.

The largest vessel to visit the city is called Royal Princess. Ship with a length of 330 meters and a capacity of over 4 thousand passengers will arrive at the port on May 18.

The last ship call of the year is scheduled for the end of October. By this time the port «Sea Facade» plans to receive about 245 passenger ships.

The port was built in 2011 and is now adapted for cruise ships and ferries up to 330 m long and with a draught of 8.8 m.

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