Turkish LPG tanker Blue Way violated EU sanctions
Turkish LPG tanker Blue Way once again violated Ukrainian and EU sanctions against Crimean shipping by calling Crimea, on Oct 23 vessel was docked in Kerch. Blue Way is one of most notorious traders violating the ban, she was spotted in Crimean ports at least twice since July. Turkish ambassador in Ukraine meanwhile, made a statement on Oct 20, saying that Turkish merchant vessels are not engaged in Crimean trade. Formally he may be right, if count Turkish-flagged vessels only, not the vessels which actually are owned and operated by Turkish companies, notwithstanding their flags.