Russian ferry operator to launch Vladivostok-Shanghai ferry service

Vladivostok-Shanghai ferry service:The Baltic Sea ferry operator – Russia’s largest – is to launch a new cruise service that will run between Vladivostok and Shanghai next year, its CEO  Sergey Kotenev announced yesterday.  Each liner is expected to be able to  carry up to 2,300 passengers and 70 cargo trailers and operate the  Vladivostok – Busan – Shanghai – Nagasaki – Vladivostok route. Estimated development costs are around $250m.
” We are …. holding negotiations with [potential]  investors [including] several Chinese funds and tour operators.”