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“Academician Ioffe” was detained at the suit of a Canadian company

MOSCOW, November 5. The lawsuit, on the basis of which the Russian research vessel Akademik Ioffe was detained in Denmark, was filed by the Canadian company One Ocean Expeditions Ltd. RIA Novosti was informed about this at the Russian embassy in Copenhagen. As it became known on Thursday, on November 1, while refueling at the roadstead of the Skagen port, the Danish authorities arrested a Russian vessel used for scientific purposes. the previous commercial activity of the ship “Akademik Ioffe”, – said the diplomatic mission. There are 38 crew members and 23 scientific workers on board. The embassy has received and transferred to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs copies of the court materials on the basis of which the arrest was made. The detained “Academician Ioffe” had debts to the charterer, Izvestia reported, citing a source at the P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology. Shirshova leased the vessel to One Ocean Expeditions Ltd. IK named the transfer of “Academician Joffe” to the Ministry of Education. The company later went bankrupt and stopped paying for fuel and ship parking, which is why the ship was subsequently detained in Denmark, the source added. organizes tourist expeditions to remote regions of the Earth, including Antarctica, Greenland, Iceland, Svalbard. The interests of the bankrupt company are represented in court by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Russian vessels were chartered by the Cypriot company Terragelida Ship Management, which is declared in PwC documents as a subsidiary of the Institute of Oceanology. at first she accused the Russian owner of violating the contract, but later it turned out that the company had not paid the charter and fuel duties to the intermediary, Terragelida Ship Management, which terminated the contract. A tanker with Russians on board Akademik Ioffe was detained in Malaysia. Akademik Ioffe, a research vessel. Named after the Soviet physicist Abram Fedorovich Ioffe. Built in 1988 in Finland, has a displacement of 6,600 tons, a length of 117 meters. The ships were used for experiments on long-range sound propagation in the ocean. Two Russians are on board the ship detained in France the port of Izmail in the Odessa region, the Russian tanker Neyma “for blocking Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait.” The deputy chairman of the collective farm was detained in St. Petersburg in the case of the death of the Onega sailors


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