The cost of the detainee in the Kherson port of the Russian tanker “Mekhanik Pogodin” is about $ 7 million. Comments about this “Public radio” was announced by permanent representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Borys Babin.
“As I said in the SBU, the estimated cost of the vessel and tanker to 7 million units,” said Babin.
He added that the ship was carrying petroleum products to the recipient.
“If the shipper and owner in Russia, and the recipient of the cargo in Ukraine, it is clear that this is a commercial issue,” said Babin.
Earlier, Tatiana Moskalkova said that the sailors of the tanker “Mekhanik Pogodin” detained in Kherson, never left the ship. On Board the tanker are 12 Russian sailors, they have food, water and medicines.
We will remind, the Plenipotentiary on human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova asked Ukrainian counterpart Lyudmila Denisova find out the details could be detained in Kherson Russian vessel “Mekhanik Pogodin”. At the same time, the captain of the tanker asked Denisov negotiate only with the owner of the vessel.
Earlier it was reported that in Kherson port went vessel a Russian company which is under sanctions of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine.