News Agency “SakhaNews”, dated from May 24, 2017
Yakutsk, on May 23, the Director for innovation development of “R.E.Alexeev’s
Hydrofoil Design Bureau”, Sergey Korolev performed the river passenger
hydrofoil of new generation “Valdai 45R”, reports TASS.
to it, the vessel will undergo the experimental operation during the World CUP
2018 in Saint – Petersburg.
remind,, that the average age of water transport, operated in Yakutiya, is 38
year with an average norm of 25 years, that is why, there is an acute issue of vessel’s
replacement to modern types.
to the Minister of transport and road management of Yakutiya, Semen Vinokurov,
more than 100 remote settlements of the Republic are not equipped with mooring
infrastructure, so it is necessary for them to buy vessel, which do not require
small vessels have suitable new vessels, there is no viable alternative among the
high-speed fleet, which can go long distance. Therefore, now, we study this
market in details”, - said Vinokurov.
Hydrofoil Design Bureau is a leading Russian enterprise in the field of design
of ekranoplanes, hydrofoils, air-cavity vessel, hovercrafts, boats. It was
founded on April 17, 1951.