Ukrainian fishing vessel detained in Greece

Source : 112 Ukraine

The reason for detention was a large cargo of cigarettes on board
19:02, 27 November 2016

112 Agency

Ukrainian fishing vessel RS-300 №97, salvaged before by Russian anti-submarine ship "Vice Admiral Kulakov" in the Mediterranean, have been detained in Greece. It is reported by the press service of the Greek coast guard.

According to the report, the reason for the detention was the discovery of a large cargo of cigarettes on board. At the moment, law enforcers are exploring its origin.

"Cargo ship under the flag of Ukraine, with seven crew members - citizens of Ukraine, which, according to the captain, was going from Montenegro to Lebanon, was towed because of a mechanical failure in the early morning to the port of Paleochora Chania. The ship was carrying a large quantity of cigarettes", the report says.

Recall, the ship RS-300 №97 stopped on November 21 and drifted in the Mediterranean for two days. On November 24, the Russian Defense Ministry said that the Russian ship "Vice-Admiral Kulakov" has helped Ukrainian fishing vessel.

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