Russian border guards tied in the Black sea off the coast of the Crimea Ukrainian tanker " Smolny ", the cabin of the vessel was found more than 1, 16 thousand tons of diesel fuel without the documents, said the border guard of the FSB in the Crimea region.
the FSB believe that the tanker was illegal buyer and seller of fuel on the high seas." During the inspection it was found that no tanker captain. The crew, consisting of 10 people was no official documentation, And automated identification system, – explained in management.– That is, the ship in fact was a " Ghost ", not visible to the public Supervisory authorities ".
now the vessel is arrested and taken to the port of Kerch, reports news Agency. Ukraine in the summer of last year decided to close the ports of the Crimea, which to her at the moment is not treated, for international shipping. Remember, July 2, the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk has ordered the infrastructure Ministry to penalize Russian ships that " illegally enter to the site of Ukraine ". In early April it was announced that the Ukrainian authorities have busted sailing under the Russian flag for the ship call at the port of Crimea." Was captured ship under the flag of Russia. Namely – a fairly large tanker with a capacity of more than 4, 5 thousand Tons ", – reported the people's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Georgy Logvynsky. And in March it was announced that fishing trawler "Cheremosh" with 19 citizens of Russia in the cabin since the beginning of February was held in the Ukrainian port city of Berdyansk. About this informed the relatives of the captured sailors. In Crimea on March 16 of last year held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. On March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, as well As the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.