The project for the construction of a new ferryboat terminal on the Danube river with both state funds and private capital is the first one of this kind implemented in Bulgaria. The port terminal is designed to process ro ro cargos and mail, passenger and sea and technical services.
Its area stands at 65,189 sq m. The line will be served by two vessels. The Bulgarian vessel is 82 m long, has an eight-member crew and may carry between 12 and 18 cargo trucks on board.
On September 13, Regional Development and Public Works Minister Assen Gagaouzov opened the border check point in Silistra as well as the approaching road, which connects the terminal to the Rousse - Silistra republican road. The infrastructure is part of the ferryboat complex.