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Project 92-016

Project 92-016:
motor ships of the type "VALERIAN KUYBYSHEV"

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Project facts. Large passenger vessels, intended for work on Volga cruise routes; the largest ships of this class in the world. The project included single, double and 3-bed cabins, equipped with personal WCs, two restaurants, cafe, saloons, cinema with sliding roof. Air condition system was installed.

Serial building. Since 1976 till 1983 9 units were built.

Designations. Project 92-016, type "Valerian Kuybyshev". The shipyard's designation: OL 400, osobna lod - passenger ship 400 pers.

Distribution. The ships were delivered to the shipping companies: Volga, Volga-Don (after the crash in 1983 and repairs also transferred to Volga Shipping Company). At present the ships are operated, as a rule, on cruise line between Moscow and Saint Petersburg (Volga-Balt waterway, Ladoga and Onega lakes), on Volga cruises from Moscow, Nizhniy Novgorod, Kazan, Samara, sometimes visiting Kama, Don.

Modernizations. The ship, which crashed in 1983 (as a result of collision with the bridge all premises on the upper deck were cut off and the premises on the third deck were badly damaged), was fully repaired and has almost nothing different from others, except the sea class fully closed lifeboats installed on she. Since 90's some ships are undergoing regular renovations to increase the comfort for the passengers. The forward saloons are converting into bars (on some ships); the cinema is also converted into a bar; the reception halls are widened (on some ships); the equipment and internal decorations of the restaurant and cafe-bar are replaced (on some ships). Some passenger cabins are converted into the "luxe" and "semi-luxe" class (by uniting of several cabins into one bigger); the equipment of the cabins and WCs is partially replacing (these vary on different ships). The navigation equipment is added by the GPS, modern locators, etc. For the need of regular navigation on the Noth-Western lakes and in the Black sea regions the ships got the appropriate number of safe equipment (life rafts) for their correspondence to the rules of the class M.

Main data
Ship type cruise motor ship
River Register class O
Region of sail waterways of the class O;
passing of Ladoga and Onega lakes with wave
height less than 2,5 m and wave length less than 25 m
Place of built Komarno, Czechoslovakia
Shipbuilding yard Slovenske Lodenice Komarno
Year of built and name of the first ship 1975, VALERIAN KUYBYSHEV
Years of the serial building 1975 - 1983
Length b.p. / o.a., m 126,45 / 135,75
Breadth b.p. / o.a., m 16,0 / 16,8
Fixed point above baseline, m 16,1
Superstructure four decks
Passenger and cargo capacity
Passengers, pers. total 400
single cabins 29
double cabins 272
3-bed cabins 99
Sitting places, pers. restaurant 220
cinema 200
Crew, pers. 83
Displacement and draught
Displacement with cargo, passengers and full storages, tons 3 935
Mean draught, m 2,83
Docking weight, tons 3 348
Main engines
Diesels 6 36/45 (EG70-5)
4-cycle turbo reversive
Number and power, kWatts (h.p.) 3 736 (1 000)
Speed (at deep waters), km/h 26,1

Reference data: Project 92-016 (in Russian only)

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