'The team feels good. The crew is supplied with all necessary food and medicines, the sailors have an opportunity to leave the vessel if they need to, and to contact their relatives anytime. The tanker is absolutely ready to set the sail, and anticipating of the permit for departure at the pier,' reads the message.
It is noted that the OSCE delegation didn't come on the board of the vessel, as their mandate covers only the Ukrainian territory.
Reportedly, the Russian vessel, which is under sanctions of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine entered Kherson port. 12 Russian sailors are aboard of the tanker.
On August 10, the asset of the company, in particular, the Mekhanik Pogodin vessel was blocked for three years in the Kherson port.