Russian freighter with drunk crew arrested in Oresund
General cargo vessel IVAN BOBROV was ordered to drop anchor in Oresund south of Elsinore, Denmark, on Jan 1, after Danish traffic control spotted strange movements of the vessel. Water police boarded IVAN BOBROV and found 9 crew drunk, probably after celebrating New Year. Master, Chief Mate and Chief Engineer were arrested and taken to police in Elsinore. At 0400 UTC Jan 2 vessel was still at anchor. Three arrested senior officers may face prison sentence. Vessel is en route from Ipswich UK to Riga Latvia.