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MURMANSK, January 15. /ITAR-TASS/. An owner of the Russian trawler “Oleg Naydenov” has sustained over 100 million rouble losses, executive director Yuri Parshev told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
The trawler is being detained at the port of Dakar although the Senegalese authorities have not put charges and the causes of the arrest.
“Our key task is to free the trawler and resume fishing because we’re losing one million roubles every day. Then we’ll settle the incident,” the official said.
Earlier, Parshev said the Senegalese authorities had orally confirmed the readiness to solve the problem till the end of Monday, January 13. However, the situation remains unsettled till now, he said.
The trawler Oleg Naydenov was detained off Guinea Bissau on January 4 for suspected illegal fishing, Lieutenant-Colonel Adama Diop, from the public relations office at the Senegalese Army, said last week.
There were 82 persons aboard the ship - 62 Russians and 20 citizens of Guinea Bissau. The trawler was procuring fish off that African country under an inter-governmental agreement, which requires Russian sailors to take locals aboard for training and work.
The trawler belongs to the closed joint stock company Feniks registered in Murmansk, northern Russia.
Parshev noted that the Senegalese authorities had repeatedly accused Russian ships of breaching fishing rules and imposed fines upon them, including the Oleg Naydenov.
Its owner, senior officials of the Federal Fisheries Agency, the Russian Foreign Ministry, Defence Ministry, Emergencies Ministry and other relevant organisations have been notified about the incident.