Today in Nizhny Novgorod in the first flight out of the project ship PKS-40 "Sura".
The project was implemented by the Nizhny Novgorod tour operator in the construction of the ship investor has invested 60 million rubles. As explained, "WP" in the company, almost all passenger ships that are used on the rivers of Russia, have been produced in the last century in the German Democratic Republic, Czechoslovakia and Hungary. Domestic Pleasure boats in the country's modern history has been made.
"Sura" — wheel electric drive motor ship with paddle wheels, its length is 35.5 meters, width 9.8 meters, draft — just 0.67 meters. That feature propulsion system and low draft permit "Sura" walk on small rivers where no other boats pass. Among other features of the ship — the ability to act independently from the shallows, moor anywhere "nose to the shore." Can reach speeds of up to 12 kilometers per hour.