Part of Ukrainian seafarers, the strikers because of a debt on a salary in the port of Nakhodka in Russia's Primorye, took the money, said Last news on Wednesday morning, 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.
"7 October four members of the crew of the ship GO SKAR has received all arrears of salary is 18 thousand dollars, written off from the Board and went to the airport of Vladivostok. The remaining 17 crew members stated that they had received the transfers on Bank cards, it is 40 thousand dollars. The remainder of the debt - about 80 thousand dollars, " said Sukhanov.
according to the interviewer, the Greek ship-owner still insists that the Sailors left the port of Nakhodka and got the remaining money with the arrival in China, but the Sailors do not agree. The ship is under loading of the coal in China, the completion of loading the Mariners want to reach the anchorage, and anchor to wait for the remaining salary.
Crew members execute all documents and handed them to the lawyer of the Russian seafarers ' Union to represent their interests in court Findings. The mariners also contacted the General Consulate of Ukraine in Novosibirsk, the Commissioners of the Consulate promised to keep in touch with them and to assist the crew in every way.