Arkhangelsk (aka Archangelsk or Archangel) is a port city and the administrative center of Arkhangelsk Oblast. The city is located in the northern part of European Russia, covers a total area of approx 294 km2 (114 ml2) and has population around 350,000.
The city is on both banks of Northern Dvina River, close to its exit into White Sea. The city spreads over 40 km (25 ml) along the river's banks. Until 1703, it was Russia's main seaport. A 1133-km (704-ml) long railway runs to Moscow, starting from Arkhangelsk and passing through Vologda and Yaroslavl. The city is also served by two airports - Talagi and Vaskovo.
In 2008 was officially announced that the destroyed during USSR times Arkhangelsk cathedral (dedicated to Archangel Michael) will be rebuilt. The foundation stone was laid in November 2008. The cathedral is close to the river port and the city's main bus station. The building was completed in 2017. Another tourist attraction is the Arkhangelsk TV Mast (height 151 m / 495 ft) used for radio and TV broadcasting.
Arkhangelsk port is located approx 50 km (31 ml) from Dvina Bay of White Sea. The port connects the Russian North's coastal areas. For much of the country's history, the port was the centre of international maritime shipping trade.
- During the USSR / Soviet period (1922-1991), Port Arkhangelsk was a major submarine and naval base of the Soviet Navy. Today, it is still a major naval base of Russian Navy's Northern Fleet.
- Port of Arkhangelsk sends and receives pulp, lumber, coal, metals, machinery, consumer and industrial goods. The seaport is also the main base of Northern Company, which performs the maritime transport of the Barents, Kara and White seas, the Northern Sea Route and overseas lines. A regular passenger ferry line to Dikson, Kandalaksha, Mezen, Murmansk, Novaya Zemlya and Onega operates out of Arkhangelsk.
- This Russian cargo shipping port features the only container terminal in the North, which includes open space area (sized 0,1 km2 / 0,04 ml2). This allows the port to store 5762 TEUs at a time, of which up to 2200 containers with dangerous goods plus 200 reefers (refrigerated containers). The container terminal handles over 75000 TEUs per year.
The Arkhangelsk cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Arkhangelsk, Arctic Russia.
If you lose the Arkhangelsk location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Arkhangelsk cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Arkhangelsk, Arctic Russia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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