Shadow fleet tanker detained in Gibraltar after ‘Russian crew left unpaid’


Shadow fleet tanker detained in Gibraltar after ‘Russian crew left unpaid - Merchant Navy Info

A vessel operated by Gatik Ship Management, an Indian company, recently made an unusual stop at a port in Europe following complaints from its crew members.

According to recent reports, the port state control in Gibraltar has detained a tanker belonging to the shadow fleet. Which is related to Gatik Ship Management in India. The port authorities detained the tanker after the Russian crew on board lodged a complaint about non-payment of dues. The investigators are currently holding the vessel at the port while they continue to look into the matter.Further details regarding the situation are currently unavailable. But it is expected that more information will be released in due course.

On Thursday, Kpler tracking reported that Electra, an oil tanker with a deadweight tonnage of 50,921 and built in 2005, came to a halt.This incident occurred a week after a ship-to-ship transfer of Russian oil products. It took place off the coast of Greece. The tanker had earlier loaded a whopping 300,000 barrels of naphtha from the Russian port of Ust-Luga in November and December.

Between the months of November and December, this shipment vessel had loaded a total of 300,000 barrels of naphtha from the port of Ust-Luga. This port is located in Russia.

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