A Ship with a Russian Crew got Stuck in the Port of Edinburgh
OREANDA-NEWS A vessel with a Russian crew got stuck in the port of Edinburgh in the UK due to salary problems. RIA Novosti reports about it.
"The Consulate General is aware that in the port of Lit (Edinburgh) there is a vessel" Alexander Tvardovsky "under the flag of the Cook Islands with a Russian crew," said a staff member of the diplomatic mission.
According to him, the Russian seamen had problems with remuneration, however, they did not apply to the consulate general and did not report their arrest.
It is reported that the employee of the consulate general held talks with the captain of the ship and talked with the team. According to him, the crew has everything you need, including food.
It is worth noting that this situation is quite common in European countries. Thus, representatives of the international seamen’s union try to force the seamen of the Russian merchant fleet to join the union and pay membership dues.