Russian cargo ship freed in India

Consul General of the Russian Federation in the Indian city of Chennai, Oleg Avdeev, said that the Russian cargo ship MF Maya-1, which was detained on Tuesday in the Indian port of Cochin, has been released.

The Russian consul indicated that the aforementioned vessel would leave the Indian port, heading for the next point of its passage.

The consul noted that the cargo ship arrived at the port of Cochin on Monday with cargo from the Indian Navy and was confiscated on Tuesday, according to a lawsuit filed by Estonian shore services company Bunker Partner OU for non-payment of about US$24,000 in fuel supplies.

The Kerala High Court in the city of Kochi, where the Port of Cochin is located, allowed the ship to be unloaded because its cargo was not related to the lawsuit, after which the ship remained under the control of the Port of Cochin Authority until the court decision was overturned. capture. The ship’s owners then negotiated and reached an agreement with the Estonian company, which withdrew the claim.

Source: RIA Novosti

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