Marine Encyclopedia Odesa (abbreviated ERI) is brand new on the format of the publication that combines accuracy with a versatile classic encyclopedia of literary and artistic material. The book is intended for specialists marine economic complex, and for a wide range of readers.
ERI purpose - preservation of historical memory from Odesa, creating a synthesis of printed work devoted to the maritime history of the city with all the significant events, names and fates of people involved in this story. History of Odesa very bright and full of various events. It is closely related to the most important historical events in Russia, Ukraine, Europe, the Black Sea region, with the life and work of many prominent people.
Extremely interesting as characteristic of Odesa close and harmonious relationship with the world of maritime affairs policy, science, culture and art. Established in this area of cultural and historical Odesa layer is of great importance that goes far beyond the city and region. This is one of the most vibrant, unique cultural landmarks of the post-Soviet space. Unfortunately, this information has not been properly systematized or during the Soviet Union, or after the formation of an independent Ukraine.