Vessels visiting Crimea banned in Turkey

March 20, 2017 at 15:48 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

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.

Voytenko Mikhail
March 20, 2017

Vessels visiting Crimea banned in Turkey