The owner of the vessel GO SKAR made the promise on Friday evening to pay the debt on a salary of Ukrainian seafarers, striking at the roadstead of the port of Nakhodka in the Primorye territory, said Last news the head of the far Eastern regional organization of the Russian trade Union of seamen Nikolay Sukhanov.
A crew of 22 Ukrainian sailors of the ship GO SKAR under the flag of Liberia have been on strike in the port of Nakhodka on October 1 because of wage arrears for six months debt the Greek shipowner before the crew reached 150 thousand dollars. On Wednesday four members of the crew received all the debt on a salary is 18 thousand dollars, written off from the Board and went to the airport of Vladivostok.
"currently on Board 18 Ukrainian seamen, two of them fresh. The ship is on the RAID port because the Crew refuses to go to China because of outstanding debt, for today it is about 50 thousand dollars. The agent told me that the owner plans to convert the money to the sailors by Friday evening, but, of course, the Ship will be on the RAID, as long as the Crew will not see wages on the cards, " said Sukhanov.
according to him, the documents about the arrest of the vessel had been brought to court, and the owner notified about it." If the debt will not be repaid until Monday, most likely on 12 October, the Ship arrested in the port of Nakhodka, " said Sukhanov.