The new railships will bolster connections between Sakhalin and Vanino. Cross-strait connections with the Kuril Islands were boosted by the entry into service of newbuild passenger and cargo ferry Pavel Leonov in late 2021.

Source: United Shipbuilding Corporation

Much needed investment in the ferry line between the island of Sakhalin and the Russian mainland is taking form with the imminent completion of the first of two versatile newbuilds.

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