Georgia, Tbilisi, July 14/ Trend, N.Kirtskhalia /
Captain of the "YUKKA" ship, flying the flag of the Moldavia and detained at Poti Port berth in Georgia, paid a fine imposed on him by Poti City Court.
The vessel was detained in the port of Poti for polluting sea water, Georgian Border Police reported on Friday.
A criminal case was filed against the captain of the Moldovan vessel, Ukrainian citizen Mykola Petrov in accordance with Article 58 of the Georgian Administrative Code.
On July 12 the captain was fined by the Poti City Court in the amount of 65,000 lari ($1=1.65 lari) and 249 lari for environmental damage.
The captain paid the fine, after which the ship received the right of free navigation.
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