Ukrainian Navy with the use of fire detained a foreign merchant ship near Odessa
As reported in the article “RIA Novosti” with reference to the press center of the Ukrainian Navy command, the Ukrainian security forces detained the ship under the flag of Tanzania.
It is reported that the forces of the Ukrainian Navy with the assistance of the military counterintelligence of the SBU and the state border service, an attempt to smuggle by sea was stopped.
It became known that on December 31 in territorial waters of Ukraine the vessel under the flag of Tanzania which was suspected of transportation of contraband freights was revealed. On the interception he came out of the rocket boat “Priluki”.
The vessel was found near Odessa in the Black sea. It didn’t answer the call on the radio, so the boat started chasing.
Subsequently, the ship’s crew got in touch and was detained. Before the arrest, was fired from artillery weapons on the ship-the infringer, according to the Ukrainian defense Ministry.