Ferry service opens between North Korea and Russia

Posted on:20 May 2017 09:54:12
Ferry service opens between North Korea and Russia
20 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • North Korea and Russia have started first ever 'passenger ferry service' to develop links and boost economic co-operation without being affected by United Nations sanctions.

  • A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers (sometimes vehicles and cargo) across a body of water.

  • Ferry service is launched by a north Korean passenger Ferry Docking in Russia's port city of Vladivostok. 

  • The vessel, called the Man Gyong Bong, will sail once a week to the port city and will also carry cargo.


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