Collided with a barge on the Volga catamaran was removed from the register of GIMS in 2017

© Photo : official channel of the Russian IC in the messenger Tutankhamen, crashed in Volgograd<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/06/bee388326d43c4b4544d6d0ca20aff1b.jpg" alt="Collided with a barge on the Volga catamaran was removed from the register of GIMS in 2017″ />© Photo : official channel of the Russian IC in the messenger TomTom

Collided with a barge in Volgograd catamaran at the time of the incident was not included in the register of the state inspection on small size vessels (GIMS), as the ship was planned to be used for commercial purposes, said on Thursday the emergencies Ministry.

On Monday evening on the Volga in the area of the cargo port of the Voroshilov district of Volgograd there was a collision of the barge with the catamaran. On Board the passenger ship were 16 people. As a result, 11 people were killed, five people were saved. Criminal case is brought. Later, the UK announced the arrest of the owner of the boathouse, where he stood and went in the catamaran. According to investigators, 47-year-old General Director of OOO «Marina» has not taken any action to prevent this small vessel into the waters of the Volga river.

«The catamaran was previously registered in the register of small size vessels, in 2016 he received a positive opinion on the seaworthiness. However, in 2017, he was expelled from the corresponding register on the basis of allegations that the catamaran is planned to be used for commercial purposes. Under the GIMS are only small boats, which are used in personal and non-commercial purposes», — is spoken in the message.

It is noted that, according to preliminary data, the cause of the accident most likely was the failure by the master rules of the road as a result of small vessel on the fairway, as well as exceeding the maximum number of people on Board.

© Photo : GU of EMERCOM of Russia in Volgograd oblanceolate catamaran that crashed in Volgograd, on the land. June 12, 2018Collided with a barge on the Volga catamaran was removed from the register of GIMS in 2017© Photo : GU of EMERCOM of Russia in Volgograd oblanceolate catamaran that crashed in Volgograd, on the land. 12 Jun 2018

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