There were no injuries, the circumstances of the incident are being clarified.
AT the mouth of Bystry as a result of an explosion on an unknown object, the Ukrainian pilot boat got a hole.
This was reported in Facebook representative of the operational command “Pivden” Vladislav Nazarov.
“In the Danube mouth of Bystry, as a result of a collision with an unknown explosive device, a pilot boat got a hole. The crew was evacuated by a small boat of the Maritime Guard. There were no casualties, the circumstances of the incident are being specified. Passage by the mouth of Bystry is temporarily limited,” the report says.
It is also known that 17 warships and boats of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation are maneuvering in the Black Sea near the Crimean coast from Cape Tarkhankut to Novorossiysk, among them 6 carriers of Caliber cruise missiles (44 missiles in total). In addition, 4 large landing ships are maneuvering there.
As UNIAN reported earlier, the liberation of Snake Island at the end of June opened the way to the ports of Izmail, Reni and Ust-Dunaysk, which are located in the Odessa region.
Thus, Ukraine got the opportunity to export agricultural products not only through the Romanian Sulina Canal, by rail and road, but also through the mouth of the Bystroye Danube-Black Sea.
This week at the mouth of the fast as a result of an explosion on an unknown object Ukrainian civilian ship received a hole.