The first in the post-Soviet time, the tourist liner "Peter the Great" was successfully launched

At the moment there are about 400 in the liners, and none of them was produced in Russia. The situation began to be corrected in 2016, when the body of the five-star Peter the Great liner was formed at the Lotos shipyard in Astrakhan. The other day, it was finally launched, the plant workers needed to complete the final stages of assembly, and in 2020 the construction can be considered completed.

During the ceremony of descent, according to tradition, about the boardthe bottle of champagne was broken in the ship - this process symbolizes the contact of the ship’s side with the sea foam and promises him good luck. The honor of breaking the bottle was given to Anna Isaeva, Director of Shipping on Inland Waterways.

Ship will be finished on the water. In particular, the builders need to carry out electrical work, hold a pipeline, glaze windows and conduct mooring and sea trials.

Length 5.5 meter tourist lineris 140 meters wide and 16 meters wide. It fully corresponds to the five-star hotel: 310 passengers and 90 liner employees can fit on four decks. The total area of ​​144 double cabins is 13 square meters. In addition to them, for an additional fee, passengers will be able to stay in one of four cabins with extra beds, and six luxury cabins with balconies.

Among other features of the liner is worth highlightingavailability of venues for theaters and concerts with a bar, several conference rooms, a fitness center, a spa, a sauna, a golf course, and several restaurants. Also, builders will provide the ship with Internet and television.

The liner will ply the Caspian and Black Seas. It is planned that he will work under the brand "Mosturflot".

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