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City news, 07.05.2001 16:59

Passenger navigation on Neva begins.

Photo by S. Smolsky, ITAR-TASS. "Viking Bordeaux" cruise liner from Luxembourg became the first vessel to moor by the city´s English Embankment. 228 ships from various countries of the world will arrive in St. Petersburg this year, bringing 183,000 passengers. According to a poll conducted in cruise companies, St. Petersburg is currently occupying one of Europe´s leading positions (among members of the prestigious "Cruise Europe" association) in terms of vessels stopping at its ports. Photo by S. Smolsky, ITAR-TASS.

News source: ITAR-TASS

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