Arrested by the Russian ship “North” to be auctioned

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Photo: State border service of Ukraine

National Agency of Ukraine concerning the identification, investigation and management of assets derived from corruption and other crimes (ARMA), put up for sale arrested Russian ship “Nord”. On Tuesday, October 23, reported on the Agency’s website.

“Nord” will be sold on the OpenMarket site of the state enterprise SETS. The auction will take place on 7 November, the starting price — 1 million 626 thousand UAH 181 (about 3.8 million).

The vessel was built in 1989 in the city of Azov (Rostov oblast). Its length is 23.6 meters, width 6.5 meters, main engine power — 165 kW net capacity is 32 tons.

SETS expect a lively auction and hopes that the ship will be immediately sold to a new owner who will be able to start its operation.

Everyone can within 15 days to apply for this lot, to pay a guarantee fee (81 309 thousand UAH (188,7 thousand)) and to participate in the auction.

The Crimean fishing boat “Nord”, flying the Russian flag, was detained in the sea of Azov Ukrainian border in March. All ten crew members have Russian passports, but Kiev considers them citizens of Ukraine. They were accused of “violating the order of entry in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and departure from it” because the ship was at a port in the Crimea, which Ukraine considers its territory.

In April, two of the sailors were able to return to Russia through the territory of Belarus.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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