The NGO Human Rights at Sea says that Russian attacks on merchant ships are war crimes. One Russian warship that won’t be taking part in any more such attacks any time soon
Russian attacks on merchant ships
Russian attacks on merchant shipping continue. According to Ukrainian sources, Russian forces last night shelled the icebreaker Kapitan Belousov (IMO 5181598) in the port of Mariupol, killing one person and injuring another.
Confirming several Ukrainian reports, the Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Administration (DMA) reports that the motor vessel Azburg (IMO number 9102899) was indiscriminately attacked, sank and completely destroyed while at berth in Mariupol,