Russian reefer arrested for outstanding debt in Argentina
Reefer BALTIC PERFORMER was arrested on May 28, on arrival in Campana Port, Argentina, after a Court ruling on unpaid debt claim filed by San Pedro Port (Argentina) company against BALTIC PERFORMER managing company BALTIC SHIPPING. According to claim, in July last year Master of the reefer operated by BALTIC SHIPPING Company, S-Petersburg, Russia, requested extra workers and extra loading hours after a week’s delay, caused by rains and broken crane. His request was met, but payment of some $60,000 wasn’t made, until now. Understood BALTIC PERFORMER is not the ship involved in last year incident, it’s a provisional arrest on a sister ship.
The ship is to be under arrest until either debt is paid, plus court expenses, or deposit placed.
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