“Now the technical readiness of the ferry is almost 67%.

In May 2021, it was already launched. ... The allocated funding will go towards painting the vessel, installing its mechanisms, equipment and pipeline systems, ”the government said in a statement to TASS.

It is noted that a 200 m long ferry will transport trains, cars and various cargoes across the Baltic Sea.

The ferry is due to land on the Ust-Luga - Baltiysk line in February 2022.

Earlier it was reported that the Cabinet of Ministers allocated funding to equip hospitals in the Sverdlovsk region.