On the official website of the administration of the resort city of Sochi there was information about the resumption of sea transport from Russia to Turkey.
Cargo transportation by the Black sea between Sochi and the Turkish city of Samsun will begin in February 2019.
In the tourist direction Sochi-Trabzon ferry is planned to be launched in may 2019. The vessels will carry passengers and transport twice a week. Regular transportation to Turkey from Sochi by ferry will undoubtedly have a positive impact on the tourism industry for both the Russian and Turkish sides.