The reason for the detention of the Ukrainian vessel RS-300 No. 97, which on Friday was rescued by the Russian “Admiral Kulakov” became the cargo vessel, reports RIA Novosti, citing a statement from the coast guard of Greece. It is noted that on Board the ship was discovered several dozen tons of cigarettes, the legitimacy of the cargo is now checked.
“Cargo ship under Ukrainian flag, with seven crew members was towed due to mechanical breakdown on the eve early morning in the port of Paleochora Chania. This ship was carrying a large quantity of cigarettes, the legality of the cargo is studying the customs of Chania”, – noted in the customs Department of the country.
On November 25, the Russian Navy ship “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” spas in distress on the Mediterranean sea and the Ukrainian fishing vessel oboxious it into the port on the island of Crete.