On Odeschin missile boat opened fire on the ship-infringer

На Одесчине ракетный катер открыл огонь по судну-нарушителю

The intruder

Missile boat Priluki was forced to open fire during the prosecution of the offender.

Missile boat Priluki Naval forces of Ukraine was forced to open warning fire on the ship under the flag of Tanzania, which was suspected of transporting drugs, the Ministry reported. About it, the Navy said in Facebook.

As noted, the incident occurred in the last hours of 2017 in the territorial waters of Ukraine near the Odessa region.

“The intruder was detected by technical means of observation on the beam NP Resort within the territorial waters of Ukraine, the call is not responded, so the missile boat Pryluky began his persecution. Seeing the futility of attempted escape from Ukrainian military boats, the ship made contact and was interviewed according to the procedures established by international law of the sea. However, the intruder demands to stop are not fulfilled. With the aim of forcing it to cease and desist missile boat Pryluky opened warning fire from artillery in the course of the vessel, which was stopped and escorted to the port of Odessa”, – stated in the message.

The suppression of unlawful acts of a foreign vessel in the territorial waters of Ukraine was carried out with the support of armoured and artillery boats Ackerman and Berdyansk with the examination team on Board and the boat of sea protection of the State border service of Ukraine with the representatives of the security service on Board.

“By results of check of joint groups of employees of the state border service and the SBU, the ship was discovered 1737 boxes of cigarettes without excise stamps. Documents discovered the goods were missing. In addition, it was found that two of the 11 crew members were missing the seamen’s passports,” he said in a press-service of state frontier service of Ukraine.

We will remind, in Odessa region frontier guards together with police arrest the ship Bospor under the flag of Moldova, which transported the sailors to the annexed Crimea.