Vessels visiting Crimea banned in Turkey
Received a copy of a letter which is circulated among ship owners, charterers, managers etc., in Turkey and Black Sea region:
Ref. to latest regulation came in force by the middle of March/2017 , no any agency contact (such as crew change,provision/ctm delivery etc..) will be permitted by Authority to the vessels comes from any Crimea Port (Sevastapol, Kerch, Yalta, Theodosia, Evpatoria) , even in transit status. Such vessels will not be allowed also to get custom clearance and/or perform discharging/loading operation in any Turkish Port.
March 20, 2017