The Consulate General in Houston is supporting repatriation of the body of a sailor from the ship «Pomerania»

© Fotolia / SimonvoВид the city of Houston in the United States. Archival photoThe Consulate General in Houston is supporting repatriation of the body of a sailor from the ship «Pomerania»© Fotolia / Simonvo

The Consulate General of Russia in Houston provides the necessary support for the repatriation of the body of a sailor who died on the ship «Pomerania» in the port of New orlena, told RIA Novosti the Russian Embassy.

«We confirm the death of a sailor on the ship «seaboard.» The Consulate provides the necessary support, we are in contact with the captain of the ship, with guards and police,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

Earlier of the death of one of the crew members announced Murmansk shipping company. The new crew arrived on the bulk carrier «seaboard», which is located in the port of New Orleans, in early October.

JSC «Murmansk shipping company», in relation to which the RF IC opened a criminal case about non-payment of wages, States that is experiencing financial difficulties, however, denies that the company is in a bankruptcy stage.

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