South Korea has detained the Russian vessel
TASS, September 29. Cargo ship “Sevastopol” company “Hudson” detained in South Korea, the reason could be the U.S. sanctions against the shipowner. This was reported by TASS on Saturday the inspector of the International transport workers ‘ Federation (ITF) in Vladivostok, Peter Osichansky.
“According to my information, [the reason for the detention of the vessel steel] echoes of the sanctions imposed against it. Today, the company received a letter in Korean, which says that the ship is not arrested, and detained for some time for finding — out of circumstances”, – he said.
According to Oceanscope about the situation informed the Consul of Russia in Busan.
TASS failed to obtain prompt review of the company’s representatives, “Hudson”, and the Russian Consulate in Busan.
Earlier, the U.S. Treasury announced the extension of the sanctions lists of the DPRK. They’ve been based in the Russian Federation “Shipping company “Hudson” and the company Primorye Maritime Logistics. The document also includes six vessels under the Russian flag: “Patriot”, “Neptune”, “Bella”, “Bogatyr”, “Partisan” and “Sevastopol”.
It is assumed that the restrictive measures imposed in connection with suspicions in participation of companies in the fuel supplies for North Korea.