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Russian vessels got no recommendations from S Korea

Russian vessels got no recommendations from S Korea 24.11.2010
Text: RIA Novosti
Photo: FESCO Voyager.
Crews of Far East Shipping Company (FESCO) vessels staying in the South Korea's largest port of Incheon were informed about armed incident between DPRK and S Korea, although received no recommendations from port authorities, reported RIA Novosti citing the FESCO press secretary.

"Three our vessels presently remain off Incheon harbor. Those are containership FESCO Voyager, dry-cargo ships Chelyabinsk and Ussuri", said the interviewee.

According to her, port authorities have not imposed any restrictions. She specified that the FESCO crews were only "informed about the conflict occurred".

Earlier on, an armed incident occurred between North and S Korea near disputable limit line; that was the biggest face-off in the region throughout recent 50 years. As was reported by Seoul, N Korean artillery cannonaded one of the islands, and South Korea had to open return fire. Consequently, two South Korean servicemen were killed, 17 were wounded.

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