A brief history of the ferry service


Ferry service has a long history, dating back to antiquity. In ancient Greek mythology, ferries were used to transport people and goods. In the Middle Ages, ferries began to be widely used for transporting goods, as well as for communication between different regions.

In the 19th century, ferries began to be widely used to transport people. At that time, special ferry lines were created, which connected different countries. For example, a ferry line was created connecting France, England, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia.

In the 20th century, technology began to improve considerably. Ships with new technologies appeared and obtained increased cruising range, safety level, high level of comfort.

And in the 21st century, ships began to increase their speed, to be able to steer on their own, to be able to “think”.

History of ferry lines and their development

Ferries and ferry lines are one of the oldest and most popular means of transportation. They have been used to move people and goods from one place to another since antiquity. As technology evolved, so did ferry lines.

Ferries have been used in many countries, including Greece, Rome, England, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Brazil, Indonesia, Turkey, India, Japan, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Spain, Portugal, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Czech Republic, Balkan countries.