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Captain of the Russian vessel fined in Georgia for the pollution of the sea2012-08-27 16:29
On August 26, Poti City Court obliged the captain of the Russian ship SIBIRSKIY-2128, Russian citizen Viktor Kiryakov, to pay a fine of 65,000 lari (about 39.6 thousand dollars) for the burial of waste in the sea, and also to compensate environmental damage in the amount of 605 GEL (about 369 dollars), the News-Georgia reported on Monday.gt-en-newsitem-inside
According to the press service of the Border Police of the Interior Ministry of Georgia, the vessel under the flag of the Russian Federation was detained by the representatives of the Coast Guard and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection of Georgia in the port of Poti in connection with the pollution of the sea on August 25, the RIA Novosti reports.
The captain of the vessel was charged under the fourth part of the 58th prima article of the Administrative Code of Georgia - marine pollution.
After paying a fine cargo ship SIBIRSKIY-2128 will be entitled to free shipping.