Main dimensions of the column were:
Length: 52.3 m;
Height: 12.4 m;
Width: 11 m;
Weight: 520 t.
The route from the Rostov region to Southern Siberia lay through Volga-Don canal, down the river to Volga, through White, Onega and Ladoga lakes on the Svir and Neva Rivers to St. Petersburg with the subsequent exit to the Baltic and Northern seas, bending around Norway, further, on NSR, the Ob and Irtysh Rivers to the jetty in Omsk.
Thus, LC VBL has updated an own record, having increased transportation distance on one barge up to 13 300 km without transshipments.