Russia’s Sakhalinlizingflot takes delivery of ice-class ferry

Admiral Nevelskoy during sea trials in November 2020 (Photo: United Shipbuilding Corporation)

Russian operator Sakhalinlizingflot has taken delivery of the Project PV22 ice-class ferry Admiral Nevelskoy from United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Nevsky Shipyard.

The newbuild has an LOA of 75 metres, a beam of 16 metres, a draught of five metres, and two 1,800kW engines that deliver a speed of 14 knots. There is onboard space for up to 146 passengers, six cars, 24 containers, and assorted general cargo.

The vessel’s 895-cubic-metre cargo hold also has dedicated space for dangerous goods as well as a refrigerated compartment for perishable items.

Admiral Nevelskoy will be operated between Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands.

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