Alexandra LEVIT, “FACTS” (Odessa)
Two dozen citizens of Ukraine, crew members of ships Arif Kaptan and Richard Borchard, who was employed by one of Odessa’s changes, ask for help. This “fact” reported in the charitable organization Assol. (Recently in the Gulf of Guinea, pirates seized a tanker with Ukrainians on Board.)
It said that it applied to sailors in distress on the Turkish coast, reported that on 7 July they arrived on the ferry “Vilnius” from the port of Chernomorsk in the port of Karasu. It was there that they had to sit on the above ships, where he was employed on work contracts. However, in court they did not get…
“We are in the city of Karasu. We ran out of money, and the Manager of the crew Arthur Kharatyan does not respond to our calls. We have a large debt for a hotel and no money for food. Please help us return home!” — write Ukrainian sailors.
For its part, “Assol” has addressed for explanations to the mediator for employment “Kharatyan CRU Management”. The office of this company is the famous Odesa Moldavanka, the street Bugaevskoy.
“But the phone there is no answer, no answer to our message sent by email”, — said the project Manager of “Gonna” Andrey Shevchenko.
According to captain Oleg Lunev, for the employment court to podluzhnyi seafarers Agency paid the intermediary a significant amount. Given the current crisis, caused, in particular, the pandemic.
“A few days ago we realized that the Manager had disappeared completely, not answering calls. The money we’re out of food buy for the money for card off relatives and friends. Well that the management of the hotel were yet to meet us and allocated a room under the kitchen in the basement, where our ship prepares Kok. But how long this will last…” — said the captain.
Assol intends to seek the support of the staff of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine.
Earlier, the “FACTS” reported that in Ukraine there is the Ukrainian sailors who were three years in captivity in Libya.