Ice is difficult to move the ferries between Sakhalin and the mainland

Difficult ice conditions in the Tatar Strait doubled the length of the path of ferries plying towards Vanino (Khabarovsk Territory) — Kholmsk (Sakhalin Island), told RIA Novosti the Sakhalin Shipping Company (SASCO).

"The ice of the Sakhalin approached the seaside beach and pressed into the ice field from Busan. Earlier steam covered the distance in 17 hours, but now he spends on it from 1.5 to 2 days", — told the agency.

According to him, while the cargo delays and congestion on its side Vanino not. Perhaps after February 27 will change the wind, and will discharge the ice field.

"At present, the ferry" Sakhalin-7 "is under treatment in the Sakhalin port of Kholmsk, then will head to Busan." Sakhalin-8 "while standing on preventive maintenance Vanino." Sakhalin-9 "and" Sakhalin-10 " moving in the direction of Kholmsk, "- said the source.

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