The rolling out of cargo-passanger vessel “Pavel Leonov” of the project PV22 took place at Nevsky Shipyard
On 20th July 2020 at the Nevsky Shipyard cargo-passenger vessel “Pavel Leonov” of the project PV22 was rolled out the covered shed to be placed on the open staple for the pre-finishing operation which will prepare the vessel for the launching.
Customer - Sakhalin Leasing Fleet JSC.
Designer - MEB-Design-SPB.
The vessel is designed to transport 146 passengers, general cargo, containers (including refrigerated) and cars between Sakhalin Island and the Kuril Islands and is equipped with a cargo crane with the ability to perform cargo operations on an unequipped shore.
For reference: Pavel Leonov was in charge of the Sakhalin Region from 1960 to 1978. That period is still called the "golden age". This included the launch of the Sakhalin GRES, a ferry service in Kholmsk, the construction of the Yuzhno-Sakhalin airport, high-voltage power lines, kilometers of the railway, as well as many residential buildings, schools and hospitals.