2017 May 26 15:09
On 25th of May, a press-conference devoted to the new vessel’s capabilities as well as to the current issues of marine tourism in St. Petersburg was held onboard the ferry "Princess Anastasia".
According to the press center of Passenger Port of St. Petersburg, the invited speakers were the Deputy Head of FSBI «The Administration of the Baltic sea ports» Petr Parinov, the Consulate General of Italy in Saint Petersburg Leonardo Bencini, the CEO of St. Peter Line Sergei Kotenev, the Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism Sergey Korneev, the Vice President and Executive Director of Moby SPL Alessandro Onorato, St Peterline & Moby SPL - Captain Fabio Foglia, also the representatives of the Consulate General of Sweden in St. Petersburg and the management of MOBY SPL company.
As part of the event, the prospects for the ferry navigation development in Russian marine capital were discussed as well as the implementation of projects that were aimed at increasing the number of ferry tourists in St. Petersburg.
It should be noted that from June 28th to July 2nd 2017 calls of Princess Anastasia will be shifted to Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg due to Saint-Petersburg International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS 2017).
Remember that the company MOBY SPL LIMITED is an european ferry operators in St. Petersburg, which was founded in 2016 as a result of synergy of two brands (ST. PETER LINE and the largest Italian ferry operator Moby Lines). As a result there appeared a new cruise project which is called “Italian vacation in the Baltic Sea”.
From April 2017 the company MOBY SPL LIMITED operates regular cruises on the routes: «Helsinki — Tallinn — Stockholm — Helsinki — St. Petersburg» and «St. Petersburg — Helsinki — St. Petersburg» on the ferry "Princess Anastasia"