Builder’s trials begin for new Russian rail ferry

Photo: Amur Shipyard

Russia’s Amur Shipyard has begun conducting builder’s sea trials of a new Ro-Pax ferry that will also be capable of transporting rail cargo.

The future Aleksandr Deyev belongs to the Project CNF11CPD series designed by local naval architects Marine Engineering Bureau and Vympel Design Bureau. Once completed, the vessel will have capacity for 200 passengers, 32 rail cars, and 20 wheeled vehicles.

Passenger accommodations will include double cabins, quadruple cabins, and a saloon with seating for up to 88 people.

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