17 pieces of top-of-the-line equipment were put into operation in the galley of the training vessel. The following items have recently been installed: industrial bread making machine, two dough mixers, two combi steamers, four refrigerators, industrial meat mincer, boilers, electric stoves and other equipment necessary for cooking in ship conditions.
Cadets' check-in and accommodation on board is to start in coming days. Upon cadet's arrival sails will be set and laced. All other preparatory works are being carried out according to the plan and previously approved time schedules.
Upon completion of all works mooring tests are to be carried out. According to the plan the vessel will be presented to representatives of the Far Eastern branch of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, Sea port Administration and ISM inspection.
During the expedition the Pallada will call at 9 foreign ports, including Apia, Papeete, Valparaiso, Ushuaia, Cape town, Port Louis, Singapore, Moire and Nagasaki.
Totally 100 cadets from FESTFU, Kamchatka State Technical University, the far Eastern Nautical School and Vladivostok Marine Fishing College and cabin boy will take sea practice on Board of the vessel. Foreign trainees will join them as well.
The voyage will last 222 days including 195 days at sea.