Freighter detained for unpaid wages
According to an inspector from the International Federation of Transport Workers in Novorossiysk, Port State Control in Rostov, has detained the "Vostok" on July 31, 2019. According to the International Federation of Transport Workers, the crew of the "Vostok" has not been paid since January 2019 and that the owner, Blackmed Maritime Ltd. owes the crew 71,000 US Dollars, The crew consists of 10 Russians and one Ukrainian and the vessel has been in the port of Rostov-on-Don since June 20.
Breached vessel intentionally grounded to avoid sinking
The "Amur 2516" suffered a hull breach in the collision with an ice floe in the Azov Sea on Feb 3, 2016. The vessel, loaded with peas, was en route from Azov to Ambarli. As the water Ingress could not be brought under control water and the ship was in danger of sinking, the master decided to run his ship aground intentionally off Dolzhanskaya, west of Yeysk.Upload News