BLACK SEA PORTS
The way a cruise ship enters the Black Sea is from the Mediterranean through the Turkish Straits. The Black Sea is technically part of the Mediterranean Sea but separated by land and a waterway that sits between Europe and Asia. The way through is in three water stages but with many port options. First, through the Dardanelles Strait, then cross the Marmara Sea, and finally past Istanbul through the Bosphorus which is also sometimes referred to as the Strait of Istanbul. It opens up into the Black Sea. Countries with a coastline on the sea are TURKEY, UKRAINE, RUSSIA, BULGARIA, GEORGIA, ROMANIA.