Krasnoye Sormovo to build a cruise liner for Vodohod (graphics)
United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) and shipping company Vodohod have signed a contract for construction of a four-deck cruise ship of sea/river class, Project PV300. USC says the ship of category 5* is to be put into operation in the navigation season of 2020.
The construction will be financed under the state programme “Development of shipbuilding in 2013–2030” of Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The partners under the contract are USC and captive leasing company of Goznak-Leasing CJSC. The customer – shipping company Vodohod, the largest operator of river cruises in Russia. The head contractor is Nizhny Novgorod based shipyard Krasnoye Sormovo (USC).
The construction and trials of the passenger ship are to be completed in 2019, the finishing and the delivery to the customer is — by the beginning of navigation season 2020. Contract financing period – 20 years (taking into consideration the construction period).
Key characteristics of Project PV300LMPP-110: length – 141 m, breadth – 16.8 m, accommodation – 342 passengers, crew and personnel – 144.
The design complies with the latest comfort requirements: there will be cabins with French balconies, standard cabin will be 19 sqm, lux cabin – 30 sqm. Actually, it will be a floating hotel built with consideration of the state-of-the-art technologies.
Special conditions are foreseen for persons with reduced mobility.
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