Ferry Shipping Company used
to operate weekly car-and-passenger
ferries between Istanbul,
Turkey and Odessa, Ukraine, departing
Tuesday night, and Odessa on Saturday
Unfortunately, this service
has been stopped according
notice on the UKR
When it was running, the-way fares
ranged from US$150 per person in the
cheapest four-bed cabin to US$700 for
a single person occupying the best
cabin, complete with private bath.
For two people, a 1st-class cabin cost
US$250 per person; a 2nd-class cabin
US$190 per person. In summer, 50 sleeping
places on deck were sold for lower
fares. Fares included all port taxes
and three meals.
The ferry could carry up to 50 cars
The ferry departed Istanbul on
Tuesday at midnight (24:00), and arrived
in Odessa the following Thursday at
noon (12:00). It departed Odessa on
Saturday at 18:00 (6 pm) and arrived
in Istanbul on
Monday at 09:00 am.
Round-trip/return passengers could use
the ship as lodgings while in
port in Istanbul or
Odessa, and in fact this lodging was
included in the round-trip/return
rate, three meals included.
Ferry traveled between Derince,
Turkey, and Ilyichevsk, Ukraine.
This was an industrial ferry carrying
trucks, railway cars and containers. More...