The crew of the ship “Akademik Ioffe” detained in Denmark in early November returned to Russia
The crew of the ship “Akademik Ioffe” Denmark in early November, safely returned to Russia on board the research vessel “Akademik Nikolai Strakhov”. TASS writes about this.
The vessel has already arrived at the Kaliningrad sea fishing port. On board – previously arrested scientists and part of the crew.
The detention of the Russian ship “Akademik Ioffe” became known on the afternoon of November 4. Onboard there were 38 crew members and 23 researchers. The lawsuit, on the basis of which the ship was detained, was filed by the Canadian company One Ocean Expeditions Ltd. According to some reports, we are talking about a debt to the charterer.
“Academic Ioffe” belongs to the Institute of Oceanology. P.P. Shirshov of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The ship is named after the Soviet scientist physicist Abram Fedorovich Ioffe. It was built in 1988. Among other things, it was used for experiments on long-range sound propagation in the ocean.