Ukrainian Foreign Ministry speaker Oleksandr Dikusarov said that in India has been arrested a ship with 21 Ukrainians on board.

According to the Ukrainian Embassy in the U.S. "Genco Provence" vessel has been detained by Indian authorities for non-payment of port charges (ship owner - the company Genco Ship Management, USA), the crew of which consists of 21 citizen of Ukraine.

According to information received from the ship owner, Genco Ship Management has already provided appropriated funds. The crew of the ship is provided with everything necessary, complaints from team members haven't been received. In the near future release of the vessel is expected.

Embassy of Ukraine in the United States keeps contacts with representatives of the shipowner and the monitor events on the case until the release of the vessel.