Ukraine for three years blocked the tanker from Russia

Украина на три года заблокировала танкер из России

The ship Mekhanik Pogodin is on the sanctions list

The crew Mechanic Pogodin was not allowed on Board the port inspection, which was going to check a complaint about an unsatisfactory condition.

Russian ship Mekhanik Pogodin submitted by Ukraine to the sanctions list and located in the port of Kherson, blocked there for three years. This was stated by first Deputy permanent representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Nigeria Gdanov, reports hromadske radio on Saturday, August 18.

“10 August asset of the company, namely ship Mekhanik Pogodin” was blocked for three years in the port city of Kherson”, – said Gdanov.

According to the operator of the ship, the crew Mechanic Pogodin was not allowed on Board the port inspection, which was going to check a complaint about an unsatisfactory condition. Gdanov called such actions of the crew illegal, adding that sailors “in accordance with the requirements of applicable law, will bear responsibility”.

He also noted that the inspection will try to get on the ship a second time.

“Every country has the right and duty to monitor the technical condition of the vessel, if there are complaints (and there are complaints) and environmental condition. It is our responsibility as a state. We also have law enforcement who are required to provide an opportunity for regulatory agencies to conduct monitoring in accordance with their authority. This will be done,” assured Nigeria Gdanov.

Earlier on Saturday, Russian media reported that the Consul General of the Russian Federation in Ukraine, visited the ship Mekhanik Pogodin in the port of Kherson and made sure that on Board there are medications and food.

We will remind, last week in sea trade port of Kherson went tanker Mekhanik Pogodin, which belongs to the Russian company in the list of sanctions of the Council.

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