Off the coast of Crimea still burning tankers from mid-January

У берегов Крыма до сих пор горят танкеры с середины января

In the Black sea off the coast of Crimea is the 22nd day in a row continues to fire on tankers Maestro and Candy.

It is reported by Crimea.Realities.

Representatives of Rosmorrechflot, said that tankers still have heat sources, forecasts, when the fire is finished, no.

“Are four lesions on one, two on another. The sea tug “mercury” alternately irrigates both tankers which are anchored. How much fuel will be burn, hard to say. Maybe a week, and for two,” said the Rosmorrechflot.

We will remind, on January 21 off the coast of Crimea there were explosions and a fire on two tankers Maestro and Candy, which went under the flag of Tanzania. Tanker Maestro was in the Russian Temryuk, on its Board there were 14 persons – citizens of Turkey and India. On Board the tanker Candy were 17 people – the citizens of Turkey and India. A fire killed 14 people.

It was also reported that one of the tankers that broke out in the area of the Kerch Strait, forbidden to enter Russian ports due to US sanctions.

Tankers Venice (now called Candy) and Maestro in November 2018 was mentioned in the information of the U.S. Treasury, warning about the risk of us sanctions. According to Washington, in 2016 the court engaged in the supply of fuel to Syria.