Mashpromlizing takes delivery of second hydrofoil ferry in series

A Kometa 120M hydrofoil ferry (Photo: Vympel Shipbuilding)

Russia’s Mashpromlizing has taken delivery of the second of three Project 23160 hydrofoil ferries it has ordered from Vympel Shipbuilding.

The vessel, which will be named Yalta, has a length of 35.2 metres, a beam of 10.3 metres, a draught of 3.5 metres, a displacement of approximately 75 tonnes, a speed of 35 knots, and capacity for 120 passengers.

The ferry will be operated by Mashpromlizing subsidiary Morskiye Skorostnyye Passazhirskiye Perevozki between Yalta and Sevastopol.

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