On Board of the detained Russians, the ship was 14 citizens of Ukraine
The ship was detained, allegedly, from-for unsatisfactory technical condition and non-payment of crew wages.
In the Russian port of Yeisk the Russians have detained the ship “Lizori”, which was 14 Ukrainians. Three of them have already sent to Ukraine. This was announced by the inspector of the International transport workers ‘ Federation (ITF) in Russia Olga Ananyina, writes TASS.
According to Anagnina, three of our citizens were sent home on July 23. What will happen to other members of the crew are not yet known.
Russian trade Union of sailors said that the ship was detained due to unsatisfactory technical condition and non-payment of crew wages. Allegedly, the debt is just over 11 thousand dollars.
It is reported that the “Lizori” sailing under the flag of Moldova. The vessel is owned by DonbassTransitService Ltd (OOO “Donbastransgas”), which was registered in Ukraine and is located in Mariupol.
As previously reported, the boat with 17 fishermen on Board were captured in the sea of Japan.
The Russian fishing vessel “Sakhalin-8” was captured by North Korea in sea of Japan. The incident happened on July 17, but became aware of it only now.
The seizure of the ship by North Korean border guards occurred, according to the Russian side, 55 miles from the border of the DPRK.
Ship “Sakhalin-8”, on Board of which there were 15 Russians and 2 the South, came from the South Korean port Sokcho and went to catch crab.
“At 4 a.m. on July 17 on the go at the ship landed and the guards cut off all means of communication. We did not even realize what happened, at first I thought that they drift, but then I realized that they were captured”, – told reporters the Deputy Director of the owning company of the vessel Sergey Sadler.
He also complained of the conditions in which to contain the Russians. Supposedly they were placed in small unventilated areas, the temperature reaches 35 degrees.
The Russian sailors were searched and questioned.
The reason for the seizure of the vessel was illegal crossing of the border of North Korea. The DPRK set it to 50 nautical miles from the shore. The Russians claim that it is not recognised by any international institution.