“Mikhail Svetlov” – a three deck river passenger ship of the project Q-065. Named after Russian poet and public figure Mikhail Svetlov.

The ship was built in the town of Korneuburg (Austria) at the shipyard Österreichische Schiffswerften AG (ÖSWAG) in 1985 and originally delivered in the Ob-Irtysh Shipping Company (Tyumen), which was commissioned in April 1986, however, it stayed there for a short time – only one navigation, already in 1988, the ship ferried to Lensky pool at the disposal of the Lena River Shipping United Inc. In 1999, the Company was forced to sell the ship, and the new owner became diamond mining company ALROSA. On July 9, 2013 the owner of the vessel is once again became  “LORP” Lena River Shipping United Inc. as a shipowner in favor of “Lenaturflot”, which became a tour operator of the ship at the end of the navigation.

Register number 216305; Identification number A-01-0147. Class vessel + O2,0; Project Q-065. Length (overall) 90.36 m, width (overall) 15.0 m Depth 4.0 m Draught at full load 1.66 m. Deadweight 242 tonnes. Seating capacity 210 people with flights lasting more than 12 hours, and 300 passengers in flights lasting up to 12 hours. The crew  55 people. Speed ​​21 km / h.

The ship is equipped with three main engines 6VD15 / 18 to 329 kW. and is driven by three five-blade propellers. Controlled by three control surfaces, an additional bow thruster set powered engine capacity of 207 kW. The ship has 2 rescue motorboats and 1 operating motorboat.

The composition of radio and navigational equipment: 2 radar (Furuno FR-7062 and Koden MDC-29P), navigation GLONASS / GPS “Koden KGP-925” navigator GPS Furuno GP-90, AIS “Triton-92L” sounder NEL-I4, 2 MF / HF radio “Angara-RB”, 2 VHF radios: “Ermak CP-360” and “Granite P-24”, 3 portable VHF “Granite-44” radio station. On the boat there is a satellite TV (antenna t-130). On board video surveillance (24 cameras).

On the ship “Mikhail Svetlov” has quadruple (22), triple (24) and a single with extra bed (6) standard cabins and cabins Luxury (2) and Junior (17). All cabins are located on the main and the boat decks and equipped with sanitary units (toilet, shower), air conditioning, Tv- and a radio. Cabin suites and junior suites are also equipped with two beds, TV, fridge and individual air conditioning optional. There are also a cinema hall (meeting room), common lounge, a music room with a bar and dance floor, restaurant, sauna, hairdresser, ironing room, medical center.

Mikhail Svetlov is run on routes Yakutsk-Tiksi-Yakutsk, Yakutsk- Lena Cheeks-Yakutsk, Yakutsk-Lena Pillars-Yakutsk. A special program routes are also  available. Thus in 2013, 2014 a “Health Wave” cruise program on a route Yakutsk-Pokrovsk Olekminsk-Lena and Yakutsk, Yakutsk-Sangar-Vilyuysk-Verkhnevilyuisk Nyurba-Yakutsk was organazed by Ministry of Healthcare of the Sakha Republic.

The captain of the ship Nikolay Bankov.