Kerch ferry resumed work after bad weather

Керченская паромная переправа возобновила работу после непогоды

Kerch ferry, closed in the night from Friday to Saturday due to bad weather, resumed work, according to the website of EMERCOM in the Crimea.

“At 07.15 the third of December the work of the Kerch ferry resumed”, — stated in the message.

The deterioration of weather conditions announced on the eve of the Crimean forecasters. According to them, December 3, in the Crimea expected heavy rain, wet snow, sometimes very heavy precipitation, sleet, in the mountains a Blizzard, on roads ice. Very strong South-West changing to North-westerly wind of 25-30 m/s, places 33 m/s. the work of the Kerch ferry were suspended on Friday at 23.55.

Kerch ferry (port Krym — port Caucasus) and the airport “Simferopol” are the main transport artery linking the Crimea Peninsula with mainland Russia. Currently under construction across the Strait of Kerch bridge length of 19 km, which will be the longest in Russia. The term of commissioning of the motorway bridge — at the end of 2018, the railway in 2019.

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