Kamchatka in 2019 will receive two new cargo barges

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Codecoverage in fotobounce Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky with the Target of the mountains. Archival photoKamchatka in 2019 will receive two new cargo barges© RIA Novosti / Alexei Codiscovered the image Bank

Kamchatka Krai will receive in 2019, two new cargo barges which will be built in Primorye, the press service of the government of Kamchatskiy Krai.

The Minister of transport and road construction of the region Vladimir Kayumov participated in the ceremony of laying the keels of two vessels that will be built for Kamchatka to Nakhodka ship repair plant in the Primorsky territory. Each barge is designed for 20 tons of cargo and 12 passengers. According to the specifications the length of the vessel is 19 meters long and six meters, speed seven knots.

«These vessels are built according to the project developed by Nakhodka ship repair plant. Kamchatka Krai in General, the first subject of Russia, established shipyards task to create a universal barge, which will be able to provide transportation of both goods and people. In addition, the ship will be equipped with two engines, which will increase maneuverability and reliability», — the press service quoted Kayumov.

According to him, earlier the Governor of the region Vladimir Ilyukhin has set a target to provide uninterrupted communication between the settlements of Kamchatka. The construction cost of the barge is about 70 million rubles, the funds allocated from the budget of the subject within the framework of the program «Development of transport system of Kamchatskiy Krai». It is planned that on the Peninsula of judgment will arrive in the first half of 2019. Launched at the shipyard they will be sent across the river Kamchatka in the Milkovsky district in the settlement of the taiga and the village of Lazo.

In the message the government is also reported that by order of the Kamchatka territory Primorye build two barges carrying up to 40 tons and with capacity up to 25 people. Livadia repair shipyard and the Slavic ship-repair factory has to put them on the Peninsula in December 2018.