“Mekhanik Pogodin” remains to be blocked according to the decision of the appeal court

On 12 March, the court hearings on appeal of the JSC “Shipping company “Volga Navigation Company” against the decision of Kherson District Administrative Court dated on 03 December 2018 in the case № 2140/1776/18   took place in the Fifth Appellate Administrative Court of Odessa.

The Fifth Appellate Court considered a claim of the limited liability company “V.F. TANKER” against the Azov Black Sea regional department of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine and the captain of Kherson sea port on obligations to carry out such actions, recognition the actions as unlawful and overturning the previous trial  decisions.

The Mission of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea was involved in proceedings as a third party at the respondent’s side without any distinct claims.

The Fifth Appellate Administrative Court by its decision upheld the decision of Kherson district court, dismissing the claimant’s appeal

We commended all the state authorities for their clear legal position and the actions, taken in favor of the state.