Large Autonomous freezer trawler «Sheriff», who went under the flag of Peru, was arrested for debt in the Namibian port of Walvis Bay. The crew of this vessel, consisting of 13 Russian sailors do not receive a salary for three months. They are in danger of starvation because the fridge has been disabled due to the failure.
About it writes on Thursday, may 11, the website NEWSru.com.
The Russians are working on a trawler off the coast of Namibia in its ninth month. The salary they stopped paying on February 15, and the term of the contract expired March 29. Hostage situation remain 13 more Russians and nine Chinese citizens.
Sheriff informed the ship belonged to the company Brandberg, and after the failure became the responsibility of the Peruvian company J. Wiludi & Asociados Consul Tores en Pesca S. A. C. Ltd. Local Namibian Brandberg firm with which the crew had signed a contract, is not involved in resolving the situation, on the grounds that the lease term trawler has expired.