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Technical description
Length 129.2 m / 423.9 ft
Breadth 16.7 m / 54.8 ft
Draught 2.94 m / 9.6 ft
Passenger 184
Crew 98
Main engines 3*736 kW
Speed 25.5 km/h / 13.8 kts
Type 302
Built 1990, Germany
Renovation 2016
Refurbishment after each Season
Moscow – Rostov-on-Don
Oct 320
MS Excellence Katharina 4☆+
excellence katharina
Deck Plan


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MS Excellence Katharina is the new era of our fleet. Come aboard and see what our European designers and construction team have done to transform the former MS General Lavrinenkov into a truly luxurious and upscale cruise experience. The ship was originally named after the Air Force hero of WWII, General Vladimir Lavrinenkov, and was charming and smartly designed befitting a hero of his stature. The new designers reconfigured the interior space to create much more usable space, worked in soft, pleasant colors and made the ship more convenient for the customer. Most cabins now have private balconies. Continental cuisine and Russian Dishes.

The ship is equipped with:
  • 4 passenger decks
  • sun deck
  • panorama lounge
  • music salon with dance hall / conference hall
  • restaurant & 2 bars
  • souvenir boutique
  • beauty salon
  • private balconies for all cabins except Deluxe category
The cabins are equipped with:
  • opening panoramic window(s); sliding glass doors to private balconies in Suites
  • private facilities: WC and shower cabin
  • sun loungers in all cabins besides Deluxe category
  • refrigerator
  • TV and board radio
  • air-conditioning and heating system
  • mini-safe box
  • 220V – two round pins


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