In Karelia started checking after the incident with the ship

© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia for the Republic of Kareliastat A. S. Popov stranded on a 1275-km of the white sea-Baltic canal. 20 Jun 2017In Karelia started checking after the incident with the ship© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia in the Republic of Karelia

Transport police checks on the fact of grounding of the passenger ship «A. S. Popov» on the white sea-Baltic canal in Karelia, according to the Department of transport Ministry of the Russian Federation on SZFO.

The message that the ship, following the route «Nizhny Novgorod – Solovki — Nizhny Novgorod», ran aground on a 1275-km of the white sea-Baltic canal, between the 11th and 12th locks, entered at 2.20 GMT.

As noted in the message, on a scene employees of traffic police. Found that on Board the ship is 199 persons, from them 137 passengers and 62 crew members. Currently, threats to life and health of citizens is not.

«Currently, employees of the transport police provide security during the evacuation of passengers to another vessel. Checks are made to establish all the circumstances of the incident», — reports the Agency.

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