Sanctioned «Hudson» asked the Finance Ministry to provide assistance

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The seaside company «Hudson» turned to a number of ministries of the Russian Federation, including the Ministry of Finance of Russia with a request to provide support in connection with the damage which the owner suffers because of the introduction against him of the sanctions, said RIA Novosti Deputy General Director for fleet management of the company «Hudson» Oleg Anikin.

«The company appealed to the Russian government, several ministries, including the Ministry of transport and the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation with the request to help after the imposition of sanctions,» said Anikin.

Deputy General Director for strategic development and logistics of the company Valery Usiskin said that «Hudson» has addressed in the Ministry of Finance with a request for assistance due to sanctions against the company, as well as secondary sanctions, which fear their partners.

«Because of this, we are forced to look for new partners… It could be different forms of support: either preferences or advantages in tenders when working with state-owned companies, either directly receiving funds», — said Pliskin.

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 argues that 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.

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. At the end of September the company «Hudson» has received notification from the South Korean side that the ship is prohibited out of the port. The company said that it is a political detention. The second of October the South Korean authorities informed the Russian side that the issue in respect of the Russian ship «Sevastopol» is unchecked, it can leave the port.

Later, the company announced that their ships are unable to go to the ports of South Korea, as the authorities put them in black lists. Later, Kononenko noted that the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic solved the situation — there the businessman said that the South Korean side confirmed its authorization for entry of ships in their ports.