Konstantin Simonov (ship)

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MS Konstantin Simonov an der Anlegestelle in Uglitsch.jpg
Konstantin Simonov moored at berth on the Volga River in Uglich
Name: Konstantin Simonov (1984–2015)
Owner: 2012–2015: Vodohod[1]
Operator: 2012–2015: Vodohod[1]
Port of registry:
Route: Moscow – Saint Petersburg
Builder: VEB Elbewerften Boizenburg/Roßlau, Boizenburg, Flag of East Germany.svg East Germany
Yard number: 382[2]
Completed: September 1984
In service: 1984
Status: In service
General characteristics
Class and type: Dmitriy Furmanov-class river cruise ship
Displacement: 3,852 tons;[2]
Length: 129.05 m (423.4 ft)[2]
Beam: 16.7 m (55 ft)[2][3][4]
Draught: 2.9 m (9.5 ft)[2]
Decks: 5 (4 passenger accessible)
Installed power:
  • 3 × 6ЧРН36/45 (ЭГ70-5)
  • 2,208 kilowatts (2,961 hp)[2][4]
Propulsion: 3 propellers[2]
Speed: 25.5 km/h (15.8 mph; 13.8 kn)
Capacity: 298 passengers[2]
Crew: 129[2]

The Konstantin Simonov (Russian: Константин Симонов) is a Dmitriy Furmanov-class (project 302, BiFa129M) Soviet/Russian river cruise ship, cruising in the VolgaNeva basin. The ship was built by VEB Elbewerften Boizenburg/Roßlau at their shipyard in Boizenburg, East Germany, and entered service in 1984. The ship is named after Soviet writer and poet Konstantin Simonov.

Her home port is currently Nizhny Novgorod. Captain of the Konstantin Simonov (2014) is Aleksandr Kazakov.[5]


The ship has two restaurants "Neva" and "Volga", two bars, souvenir store, solarium, conference hall and sauna.[6][5]

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