The dry-cargo ship “Sormovskiy-48”, flying under the flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis, illegally entered the zone of construction of the Kerch bridge and created hazardous navigation situation. About it “RIA Novosti” was informed in the Agency.
“Ship “Sormovskiy” when proceeding in ballast on the Kerch Strait from the Black sea… became forbidden for navigation area established by the Ministry of transport of Russia,… in consequence has created a situation hazardous to navigation”, — said the Agency. On Board were 11 people, and its captain was a citizen of Russia.
As previously reported by the website kerch.com.ru with reference to the pilots of Kerch, on March 29, the ship nearly crashed into the bridge supports, which is built across the Kerch Strait. “When maneuvering the cargo ship was released for a red brow, leaving the buoys 21, 22 on its starboard side, and was erected between the pillars of the bridge, at the canal in one of the pillars was the floating crane “Sevastopolets” with people on Board, which could lead to more serious consequences,” said the portal. According to him, the ship had to reduce speed and to expand the body, slipped between the poles.
Rosmorrechflot instructed the captain of the port Azov, which sent a cargo ship, control ship, reports “RIA Novosti”. In respect of the ship’s captain, in turn, will make the Protocol on administrative violation. The office of Federal highways “Taman” stated that the builders of the bridge, there is no claim to the vessel.
On March 19, the cargo ship “Lyra”, the Turkish-owned Turkuaz Shipping Corp. and driven by a Turkish citizen, destroyed one of the pillars of the Kerch bridge. Thus he caused the damage in 120 million roubles, the Arbitration court of Rostov region arrested the ship and the owner filed a claim about damage compensation.
After that, the transport Ministry has imposed restrictions for navigation on segments of the water area. We are talking about the areas from Taman along the Tuzla spit and Tuzla island to the right edge of the Kerch-to the enikalsky channel, as well as from the left edge of the Kerch-enikalsky channel to Kerch.