Russia to build first cruise liner in 60 years

Russia to build first cruise liner in 60 years

Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-05-18 13:59 Moscow: A shipbuilding company inRussia has said that it plans to build the country's first cruise liner in six decades. The Interfax news agency quoted Aleksey Rakhmanov, the president of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, as saying that the cruise liner project would in all probability begin later this year, and added that the construction could take up to three years and cost approximately 2.5 billion rubles (40 million U.S. dollars). He said the cruise liner will be 462 feet in length and 55 feet in width, with a transporting capacity of about 306 passengers. (ANI)