First Caspian cruise ship to be launched in April
The first Russian cruise liner will be set afloat in April 2018, the Lotos shipyard’s acting general director Dmitry Antonov said.
According to him, fabrication of the four-deck vessel with capacity of 300 passengers, which must comply with 5-star hotel, was started in 2016 by the Astrakhan Lotos shipyard.
"The vessel body work has been finished by 40% and its completion is scheduled for September. Then assembling of equipment, electricity, and other works will be started,” abc.az cited Antonov as saying.