MS Vasily Surikov Review and Specifications
Specifications of MS Vasily Surikov
|Year built||1975 / Age : 44|
|Builder||Osterreichische Schiffswerften (Korneuburg, Austria)|
|Class||USSR Russian cruise ship (Project Q-040)|
|Speed||10 kn / 19 kph / 12 mph|
|Length (LOA)||110 m / 361 ft|
|Beam (width)||14.5 m / 48 ft|
|Passengers||88 - 150|
|Decks with cabins||2|
Review of MS Vasily Surikov
MS Vasily Surikov cruise ship ("теплоход Василий Суриков" круизный корабль) is a traditional Russian river passenger ship built for the USSR (Soviet Union) in Austria. and extensively refurbished in 2014. The ship (project Q-040) is named after the Russian painter Vasily Ivanovich Surikov (1848-1916). The vessel is currently owned and operated by the Russian shipping company Mosturflot ("Мостурфлот").
The ship is equipped with modern navigation systems and facilities, and has max passenger capacity of 150 guests. There are 62 twin cabins with 2 lower beds, 2 single cabins with 1 lower bed, 18 triple cabins with 2 lower and 1 upper beds, and 4 junior suites. All staterooms are outside.
Each cabin as standard amenities offers central air-conditioning (individually controlled heating and ventilation system), private en-suite bathrooms (WC, shower, wash basin, hairdryer, towels, bath products), flat TV, radio, refrigerator, wardrobe, safe (in the closet), vanity mirror, writing desk with chair, bedside table, bed lights, 220 V power sockets. Suites additionally have coffee table, 2 armchairs, floor lamps. Ceiling height is 2,2 m.
In 2007 MS Surikov was extensively refurbished and now features oversized staterooms with enlarged and opening picture windows, bathrooms with separate shower stalls, individual air conditioning, modern hotel amenities. In 2014, all cabins were upgraded with flat TVs (international channels) and mini-fridges. Wi-Fi internet was added to onboard public areas.
The classically furnished and elegant cruise ship Vasily Surikov is ideal for exploring the waterways of Russia. The large dining room serves simple dishes with Russian influence. Onboard activities include folklore classes, traditional dance classes and Russian language lessons.
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