Three-deck motor ship, built for one of the Nizhny Novgorod travel companies, is a unique invention of the Nizhny Novgorod engineer EV Falmonova.
The first wheel motor vessel of the "Sura" is presented in Nizhny Novgorod in Rosmorrechflot Council meeting, which took place on September 2 in the Volga State Academy of Water Transport. Deputy Transport Minister Viktor Olersky and head Rosmorrechflot Alexander Davydenko showed wheeled boat project PKS-40 "Sura", built on the Gorodetsky shipyard.
The ship was launched on 1 November 2010. Now being retrofit the interior, built on the upper deck awning, where, taking into account the possible use of recreational vessel launched galley elevator.
On the boat equipped cabins with convertible furniture (cabins on the main deck of the ship will be made double bunk). The vessel 40 passenger seats with amenities and a restaurant.
"Sura" — wheel motor vessel with a hydraulically driven paddle wheels, length 35.5 m, width 9.8 m, with a displacement of 130 tons. The vessel can be operated as in conventional diesel and biofuel. The crew of the ship consists of 11 people, including five employees of the ship restaurant. Draft of the ship is 75 cm, which will ship operates in shallow side rivers.
The owner of the vessel, Nizhny Novgorod travel agency "Gama", developed and agreed on a schedule for the navigation of the ship in 2011, which will continue until October.