An Astrakhan shipyard is about to receive an order for a five-star cruise ship. The four-deck ship 140 metres long will house up to 300 passengers. It is expected to be launched by 2019. The passenger vessel will make sea voyages across the Caspian Sea. It will house restaurants, gyms, SPA and a sauna. The construction of the first cruise ship is to start in 2016. One ship will cost approximately 2.5 billion roubles.