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Minister Alexiev: We are presenting claims for BGN 2 million to the insurers of the ship Vera Su

Minister Alexiev: We are presenting claims for BGN 2 million to the insurers of the ship Vera Su
04.11.2021

The Bulgarian state has incurred expenses in the amount of BGN 2 million for the operation to salvage the cargo ship Vera Su and this amount will be presented to the insurers of the vessel next week. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev said to journalists in Varna.

The ship was moved to TEREM-SHIPYARD so that it could be reinforced and then placed on the quay, because presently it generated additional costs for draining water out of it every day, the Minister added.

The owner is giving up the vessel, but we want written confirmation of this, Minister Alexiev added. "There are procedures that need to be followed. This is a legal issue, but we have taken steps to acquire ownership of the vessel", Minister Alexiev said. Following those steps, the sale of the ship was an additional guarantee that all state expenses would be covered, Minister Hristo Alexiev concluded.