Georgian coast guard detains cargo ship for Abkhaz entry
Georgian coast guard detained a cargo ship en route to Turkey for unauthorized entry to breakaway Abkhazia, the Georgian Border Police Department said on November 12.
Cargo vessel, Irem, flying the Belizean flag, was detained for “violating rules of entry to the occupied territories,” the border police said.
Eight crew members were onboard, among them three Azerbaijani and five Ukrainian citizens.
Previously when the Georgian coast guard detained a cargo vessel for entry into Abkhazia was in July, triggering Sokhumi’s protest.
Flag: Belize. Type: General Cargo. IMO: 8310841. MMSI: 312532000. Call Sign: V3SW3. Gross Tonnage: 671. DeadWeight: 1234. Length x Breadth: 50m x 9.5m. Year Built: 1984
|Vessel's Name||IREM||WILLOW||WILLOW||HOO WILLOW|
|Last Reported:||2013-01-26 08:37:00||2012-02-04 04:29:00||2012-01-31 09:45:00||2006-02-01|
Adapted from civil.ge