At present, JSC Alekseev Central Hydrofoil Design Bureau produces vessels of a new generation that combine the best traditions of the Soviet design school and innovative engineering and technical solutions.
Valdai-45R is designed for high-speed river transportations during daylight hours. It seats up to 45 passengers and 2 crew members and is capable of covering up to 550 km at speeds of up to 75 km/h.
Meteor-120R is designed for high-speed river transportations, it accommodates up to 120 passengers and 4 crew members. The vessel can cover up to 600 km at a time.
Kometa-120M is designed for high-speed sea transportations; its maximum speed is 35 knots (about 65 km/h). A total of 129 passengers can be transported in two dayrooms: 95 persons in the main dayroom and 25 people in the comfort cabin. The crew consists of five persons.
Hydrofoil vessels Valdai-45R and Meteor-120R operate on routes in various regions of the country: St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Samara Regions, the Republic of Sakha, Tatarstan, Chuvashia, and Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area. The Kometa-120M hydrofoil vessels operate on the Black Sea on routes from Sevastopol to Yalta and from Novorossiysk to Gelendzhik and Sochi.
The postage stamps provide images of hydrofoil vessel Valdai-45R against the background of the embankment in Nizhny Novgorod, Kometa-120M in Sevastopol and Meteor-120R in St. Petersburg.
||Format of the stamp
||Offset + security system
||50 × 37 mm
||104 thousand stamps