“Serious irregularities”, a Russian merchant ship blocked at the port of Oristano
May 10, 2021 Maritime Safety News
A Russian ship was blocked by the Coast Guard at the port of Oristano.
The merchant ship Sormovskiy-3057, with a crew of eleven people all of Russian nationality, was subjected to administrative detention after the checks carried out in the Oristano port.
As many as 15 violations were ascertained, of which eight were grounds for detention of the ship. “Very serious” deficiencies, which led to blocking the ship until the necessary safety conditions on board are re-established, and only after a new inspection.
The purposes of these checks are to ascertain the safety conditions of the vehicles, life and work of the crews on board, as well as the protection of the marine environment from pollution.