Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Cases opened against ship captains who didn't help Bulgaria
13.07.2011 15:44
Cases opened against ship captains who didn't help Bulgaria

Criminal cases were opened against captains of two passing vessels who failed to help sinking Bulgaria riverboat. 

      The Bulgaria boat was built in 1955 and turned into a "metal coffin" when it began to sink. There were 205 people on board. According to the Emergencies Ministry, 88 people died, 11 of them were children. 79 people were rescued by another passing boat, the others drowned. Divers said many bodies are still trapped in the riverboat. 

      According to Igor Levitin, Russian Transport Minister, the captains of two passing vessels who failed to help will get a maximum punishment. Levitin said, that captains had been already questioned in the cities where were located, he added, that all legal measures in order to give the maximum punishment will be used. 

      In addition, it is known, that the old riverboat had no permission to provide tour services. 

      The cruise vessel sank on Sunday, July, 10 on the river Volga. 

      rian.ru

      nationalpost.com

      boston.com


Author: Ksenia Dzhalagonia

Tags: Bulgaria ship accident Volga River    

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

All Stores in Russia may be Obliged to Accept Bank Cards
18.02.2019
The Crunchbase Platfrom will Publish Information about the Russian Venture Capital Market
12.07.2019
Russian Companies were Minimally Involved in the Transactions on the Purchase of Foreign Business in 2019
20.05.2019
Sberbank and the California Accelerator 500 Startups Started to Accept Applications
04.09.2019
Ministry of Agriculture will Support Regional Product Brands
11.07.2019







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Boris Yukhananov  Microsatellites  Russian economy  incident  Moon   Birobidzhan  Multimedia Art Museum  Foreign Policy  Taganka Theatre  Photomontage  Perm-36  Moscow  Winzavod  Russian football team  Rybinsk City Day  Artiom Dzyuba  Dmitry Pozharsky  Kaliningrad Oblast  Sochi 2014  Russian tourism  Central House of Artist  New Years Day  Eruditor Group  Bolshoi Theatre  Bele Lake  Russian Cinema  Festivals in Moscow  Sculpture  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Medicinces  Moscow Zoo schedule   Boris Grebenshchikov  Exhibitions in Moscow  Rosneft  Amur Region  IT  interview  travel to Russia  Russian regions  Russian theatre  Russian business  Christmas  Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya  Alexey Navalny  Russian sport  St. Petersburg  Stavropol Territory  Adygea  Glonass-M Satellite  Ryazan 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites