MURMANSK, January 21, 18:12 /ITAR-TASS/. Russian trawler Oleg Naidyonov will leave the port of Dakar, Senegal’s capital, overnight to Wednesday or on Wednesday morning. The crew is passing required preparation, executive director of the shipowner Yuri Parshev told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
“Preparation began after the information of Senegalese authorities about the release of the ship from custody. This process takes some time,” Parshev noted.
After the departure from Dakar port the trawler will head for the previous area of fishing, in the territorial waters of Guinea-Bissau. “There we were fishing at the moment of detention, we have all required permits for this,” Yuri Parshev said.
In his words, the situation onboard the trawler is normal, all crewmen are safe and sound and are prepared to continue working.
The Oleg Naidyonov trawler is owned by closed joint stock company Feniks registered in Murmansk, northern Russia. The ship was carrying 61 Russians, mainly the sailors from Russia’s northern Murmansk region, and 20 Guinea-Bissau citizens.