The presence in Russian territorial waters Ukrainian tanker without documents is a blatant case of violation of international Maritime law, said Last news Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea Ruslan Balbec.
As informed before the Crimean Directorate of the border service of FSB of the Russian Federation, in the territorial waters near the Crimea border guards tied Ukrainian Tanker " Smolny ", besides the ship was neither the captain nor the necessary service documentation.
Processed version that the crew were smuggling fuel.
"in fact, this" flying Dutchman ", has the ability to be, he rammed someone has the ability to be, starts smuggling fishing, but he has neither the documents nor the captain. Who will go on trial remain unclear, " the angry Balbec.
according to him, these "Ghost ships" have the opportunity to steal fuel or purchase it through criminal schemes, and to bring anything they would have nothing, because the document simply no.
The Balbec believes that such cases must be nipped in the Bud: "Such ships or should be expelled from the territorial waters, or to arrest, make an example of them ".
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 the border guards were illegal buyer and seller of fuel on the high seas.
currently the Tanker "Smolny" detained and taken to the port of Kerch, the case is under investigation, which threatens the owner with an administrative fine of 3 million rubles.