Source: NIA “NizhnyNovgorod”, datedfromFebruary 10, 2017.Author: Alena Vdovichenko
‘R.E.Alexeev’s Hydrofoil Design Bureau” plans to finish the building of the
headmost sample of river vessel “Valdai-45R” in 2017. The Director for
innovative development, marketing and foreign trade of Hydrofoil Design Bureau
told reporters about this in February 10, 2017.
Accordingtohim, itslaunchingwillprobablytookplaceinearlysummer. “Then
the vessel will start the plant trial, sea trials and begin the experimental
operation. It will work at one of the exciting routes in central part of
Russia”, - noted Mr. Korolev.
stressed that the company has already received a number of applications for the
purchase of such vessel. “There is an inquiry from the foreign customers in
central part of Europe, South-East Asia and Latin America. But everyone expect
the headmost vessel, which you can watch”, - said Sergey Korolev. According to
his information, the price of the headmost sample will be about 80 mln. rubles.
Thepriceshouldbelower - 65 ,ln. Rubles or more – in the serial building.
believe that this project will have a big success, because the ratio of “price
– quality” and the optimum number of passengers is what we need now. By 2025 we
can build about 20-30 units of such vessels, because there is a demand”, -
noted the company’s representative.
also added that today Hydrofoil Design Bureau works on the design if high-speed
hydrofoil boat, which can achieve the speed of up to 13 km/hour.
work we started before the new year, we won the competition. It is planned that this boat, i.e. experimental sample,
will be delivered to the customer – the Mistry of industry and trade – in
October of 2017”, - concluded Sergey Korolev.