The damage from blocking the tanker «Mekhanik Pogodin» exceeded 400 thousand dollars

© Photo : огіоп04Танкер Mechanic Pogodin. Archive photoThe damage from blocking the tanker «Mekhanik Pogodin» exceeded 400 thousand dollars© Photo : orion04

The damage from the compelled idle time of the detainee from the 10th of August in the Ukrainian port of Kherson tanker «Mekhanik Pogodin,» according to preliminary data, has exceeded 400 thousand dollars, told RIA Novosti press-service of the company «V. F. Tanker», which owns the ship.

The tanker «Mekhanik Pogodin» on August 10 was blocked at the commercial seaport of Kherson, and attempts to obtain permission to withdraw from the waters failed. The formal cause is the construction of the vessel in 2011 was financed by the company «VEB-Leasing» included in the sanctions list of Ukraine, but with the same 2011 the sole owner and Manager of the vessel is invariably Russian «V. F. Tanker», which carries out its commercial operation, in its sole discretion, previously reported by the company.

«Over the past period, according to preliminary data, the amount of damages from the detention of the tanker exceeds 400 thousand dollars», — said the press service of the company on Tuesday.

The crew of the tanker «Mekhanik Pogodin» can’t leave the ship due to the introduction in several regions of Ukraine of martial law, according to the company.

The law on the introduction of a 30-day martial law took effect in Ukraine on Thursday after the incident in the Black sea, where Ukrainian Navy had violated the border of Russia and was detained by Russian ships. The military situation for Vinnytsia, Luhansk, Mykolaiv, Sumy, Odesa, Kharkiv, Chernihiv, Donetsk, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions. This mode provides the possibility of temporary restriction of constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens, including the right to participate in elections, to freedom of thought and speech.