The tanker " Smolny ", which was captured without captain and necessary official documentation in the Black sea, was not re-registered within Ukraine, he is assigned to the port of Kerch, said a spokesman for the state border service of Ukraine Oleg Slobodyan in broadcast television channel.
before the border service of the FSB of Russia in the Crimea region said that the Ukrainian Tanker "Smolny" without captain and necessary official documentation was captured only in the economic area of the Russian Federation in the Black sea.
"Say, because the Ship is Ukrainian, you will not literally correct. The above, according to the latest information, which is held on databases, this Vessel is for October 2014 and that the Ship in the Ukrainian ports did not come. The ship is assigned to the port of Kerch. The shipowner had not re-registered within Ukraine, and from the data that there is At the moment, he is in Kerch " - said Slobodyan.
It was also noted that the ship was found more than a thousand tons of fuel oil, more than 160 tons of diesel fuel without documents. The tanker, according to Russian border guards were illegal buyer and seller of fuel on the high seas. Tanker detained, taken to the port of Kerch, the case is under investigation, the owner faces an administrative fine of more than $ 3 million.