The owner of the vessel «Sevastopol» said the lack of supply problems

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Incomerate in fotobanka in the Eastern Bosphorus Strait in VladivostokThe owner of the vessel «Sevastopol» said the lack of supply problems© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Uncovereth the image Bank

Problems with the supply of the crew detained in Busan vessel «Sevastopol» no, told RIA Novosti the representative of the company-shipowner «Hudson».

In August, the South Korean foreign Ministry reported that the Russian ship «Sevastopol» in the South Korean port of Busan is checked for violation of decisions of the UN security Council. Earlier on Saturday, the representative of the International transport workers ‘ Federation (ITF) in the far East, Pyotr Osichansky said that this ship was detained in Busan. According to him, this is probably due to the sanctions against «Hudson». According to the company, the detention of the vessel – political question: in the administration of the port of Busan said that Sevastopol is detained on the basis of the decision of the government of South Korea due to the imposition of U.S. sanctions against «Hudson», and to address the issue, the government of the Russian Federation shall contact the government of South Korea.

«Problems with ensuring crew are not. «Sevastopol» has just finished repairing, and it had to come out of Busan port about Monday. On Board are 12 crew members, they’re all right,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

The day before the release of information about the detention of the vessel Moscow in the UN security Council at a special meeting on the DPRK called for the easing of the sanctions regime and the rejection of unilateral sanctions. In the opinion of the representative of the company owner, is linked to the detention of «Sevastopol».

Earlier it was reported that the ship was docked for repairs, and after the introduction of sanctions against «Hudson» aboard a Commission from the authorities of South Korea, which found that «Sevastopol» did not go to North Korea and has nothing to do with this country relations. «Sevastopol» is transporting General cargo and containers, and fuel ship transport can not, said the representative of the company.

As previously reported, the United States made the list of sanctions on North Korea two Russian companies and six vessels, including the «Shipping company the Hudson» and its ship «Sevastopol». The U.S. Treasury claims included in the list of the court allegedly participated in the supply to the DPRK of refined petroleum products, which allegedly siphoned from Russian to North Korean vessels at sea.

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