Russia launched its first gas ship

It became known that Russia has launched its first gas ship. We are talking about the vessel of the project 03622 "Chaika",

developed in Zelenodolsk.

So, just yesterday, the first domesticthe ship, operating on liquefied natural gas, was sent on the maiden voyage. “A significant event for us is the first voyage of the first LNG passenger vessel of the Chaika project. This is a completely new project for our country. Until now, there have been no vessels of this type in the Russian river fleet, ”said the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.

It is known that the dimensions of the ship are 58.8meters in length and about 10.8 in width. The vessel is capable of transporting a minimum of 150 people and a maximum of 170. It is assumed that in the future, other environmentally friendly vessels will be produced in the country.