First Russian-built LNG-powered passenger vessel sails on maiden voyage

Photo: Zelenodolsk Shipyard

The first LNG-powered passenger vessel to be built in Russia set sail on its maiden voyage on Sunday, August 30.

Named Chayka (“Seagull”), the vessel is a Project 03622 river tour boat built by Zelenodolsk Shipyard for local operator State Transport Leasing Company.

The newbuild has a length of 58.8 metres, a beam of 10.8 metres, and capacity for 170 passengers.

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