United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard has launched a new Project PV300 river cruise ship for local operator Vodokhod.
The vessel, which is around 80 per cent complete, has been named Mustai Karim after a celebrated Russian poet.
It has an LOA of 141 metres, a beam of 16.8 metres, a draught of three metres, a crew of 144, and capacity for 329 passengers.
Delivery of Mustai Karim is expected before the end of 2019. It will be operated along the Moscow-Astrakhan, Moscow-Saint Petersburg, and Moscow-Rostov-on-Don routes.
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