Spring: removal of administrative barriers will facilitate the entry of cruise ships in ports of Russia

PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, June 30. The removal of administrative barriers for better work of the law “on the cruise shipping industry” will continue. On 30 June in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky with reporters, said State Duma Deputy Irina Spring, which arrived here to assess the preparation of a new marine terminal to receive cruise ships.

“It is now important that we worked with the government on the maximum removal of any administrative barriers. We have moved to a simplified form of visas, passport control. It is now important that all of this was efficiently implemented and convenient for people. Today we make the most favorable conditions to foreign and our tourists feel in the far East welcome,” said Spring.

She added that the “sooner the far East are not perceived as an area of growth through the development of cruise shipping”. Meanwhile, the requests of foreign companies for entry of ships in ports district and Kamchatka in particular, confirm that the decision on the elaboration and adoption of law “about cruise shipping, which was Irina Yarovaya, was timely. The MP added that now the state Duma of the Russian Federation jointly with the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation are working on the issue of standardization routes for cruise shipping.

“We are continuing to work with the Ministry of transport. We propose to standardize the routes so that businesses can plan their work, were confident that the plans will not change and build your travel package. And for us it will be profitable, we will know what will be the flow of tourists, we will know what additional infrastructure is necessary to create on the territory of Kamchatskiy Krai”, – said the MP.

Standardization will allow us to understand where and what type of infrastructure you first need to create, to make travel for the participants of the cruises as comfortable as possible, which frames and how many are required for this industry.

Previously TASS reported that on June 26 in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, the new marine station took first in the last 25 years the cruise ship at its quay wall. Previously, due to the lack of necessary piers and mooring of vessels of this class to the shore was impossible, and the ships stay in Kamchatka had to stay on the roads. The construction of the building of the marine station is made in the framework of the Federal target program “Economic and social development of the Far East and the Baikal region for the period until 2018”. The building area of over 8 thousand square meters is designed for simultaneous operation of 200 people.