Border Department of the FSB of Russia in the Crimea region have detained a Ukrainian tanker " Smolny ", informs referring to the press service of the Supervisory authority.
The ship, owned by LLC " Uvas-TRANS ", stayed in the Black sea since 2012 and didn't come into the ports, said the Ministry. With the beginning of 2015 the tanker several times entered Russian territorial waters without the approval of the border police.
During the inspection of the ship was that captain is absent, and the crew have no official documentation. There was also no automated identification system, which enables port authorities to know the location of the vessel.
"really, the Ship in fact was a" Ghost ", invisible to state regulatory authorities ", - stated in the message of the FSB Border.
in addition, the vessel discovered more than 1000 tons of fuel oil and more than 160 tons of diesel fuel without documents. According to the Border guard service, the tanker was engaged in illegal buying and selling of fuel at sea. In fact, its activity is being conducted.
currently, the tanker taken into custody and placed in the port of Kerch. For violation of the regime of the state border to the owner of the vessel faces an administrative fine in the amount of more than 3 million rubles..