Vladivostok, Russia, welcomed the Costa Victoria for the first time on May 18. It was the maiden call for the ship to the Russian port, with the ship part of a unique itinerary calling in Japan and South Korea as well.

Vladivostok Sea Terminal, the port operator, organized a welcome ceremony featuring national dances, songs and bands pierside.

Onboard, port officials exchanged traditional gifts with the ships officers.

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