The crew REF 607 (flag of Moldova) will continue to strike at the port of Novorossiysk to the payment of unpaid wages by the shipowner, the company Kenset Assets SA, told the Russian trade union of sailors referring to the ITF inspector Olga Anan'ina. Sailors - 9 Ukrainians - in the meantime refused to board the ship, doubting the intentions of the shipowner to pay in full the debts. According to Olga Ananyin, on July 19 on board the vessel completely lacking drinking water and food, wage arrears amounted to $ 57,5 thousandEvery day the debt increases by $ 513.
"When explaining the details revealed that the company owner - Kenset Assets SA, located in Klaipeda (Lithuania), owes not only to seamen, but the agency that put the crew provisions, water and fuel for your account. Currently the ship is detained by the port state control, and sailors, following instructions from the ITF inspector in Novorossiysk, refuse to leave the dock and out on the road to debt repayment, "- she added. Olga Anan'ina contacted Kenset Assets SA, and after long negotiations, the company donated to the account of crewing agency Betelgeyze "in the city of Kherson $ 12 thousand295 as a repayment of the debt. However, further calculations are not followed.
In RPSM note that the previous crew Kenset Assets SA has not paid any salary, money sailors saw only in February 2010 after the arrest of the vessel ITF inspectors in Istanbul.