Hovercraft "Arctic" tested in Ust-Kamchatsky district. This was announced by the Minister of Transport and Civil Engineering Kamchatka Yuri Zubar, passed April 29, 2013 press service of the Kamchatka region.
As the Jury Zubar: "We wanted to look at the work of" Arctic "in working in such difficult conditions, as the crossing in the Ust-Kamchatsky district. "Arctic" has proved positive. During 4 days of vessels of this class were more than 100 flights, carried more than 1000 passengers. No comments on the operation. " Currently, "Arctic" in Ust-Kamchatsky district replaced completely gets up in the ferry system, "Captain Drabkin."
In the near future will be considered by the ability to deliver one of the "Arctic" in Tilichiki for crossing. The second "Arctic" with the beginning of the navigation will be delivered to Penzhinsky area to work in the area of Manila-Kamenskoe-Slautnoe-Ayanka.
At the same time considering the acquisition of a larger hovercraft that can carry 52 passengers at the same time, for the implementation of transport links between Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Vilyuchinskaya.