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Odessa - Batumi ferry launched Oct. 15

Thursday, October 16
“Ukrferry shipping company” PJSC launched the ferry from Ilyichevsk (Odessa district) to Batumi (Georgia).

A regular Ilyichevsk (Ukraine) - Constanta (Romania) - Batumi (Georgia) ro-ro/rail/passenger ferry line started to operate October 15, the press service of the company said.

The Ro-Ro/Rail/Passenger ferry Greifswald, made in 1988 in Germany, will be going down the mentioned route.

Greifswald has 150 passenger places in cabins suite, semi-lux, 2-berth and 4-berth cabins with all facilities, restaurant with separate zones for smokers and not smoke passengers, a bar, reception salon, salon with video and satellite TV, a children’s game room.

Two cargo decks can simultaneously aboard 50 universal rail wagons and 50 TIR (Transports Internationaux Routiers (International Road Transport).

According to Ukrferry's website, Greifswald has the certificate of the Guinness World Records, as the biggest vessel in the world in the class of PASSENGER / RO-RO / RAILWAYFERRY. (