Construction of LNG-powered ro-ro ferry for Kaliningrad Region included in development programme through 2020
Construction of an LNG-powered ro-ro ferry of CNF19М design for Ust-Luga – Baltijsk line has been included into the federal targeted programme for the Kaliningrad Region development through 2020. The Decree is available at the official website of RF Government.
The document says that construction of this ship is an ‘important nationwide task’.
CNF19M ship is a 200-meter long gas-powered ro-ro ferry of Arc4 class, with an enclosed deck for railcars and open upper deck for trailers and trucks. The vessel will have a double-screw propulsion plant. It can be bunkered simultaneously from four tractor-trailor units or from a coastal LNG bunker base.