Daily Weather Report – Turkey 22.12.2016

Please note that the traffic at Bosphorus is suspended between 8:00 – 12:00 LT due to rescue operation of MV Star Harmony, which was grounded inside the strait yesterday.

As per received announcement by Ministary of Transport Maritime Affairs and Communication ( on 21.12.2016 – E.13082 ),

Due to go aground of MV Star Harmony and salvage operation by herself, Bosphorus Strait Traffic will be suspended to all vessels for both sides on 22.12.2016 between 08:00 to 12:00 hrs lt.

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Estimated delays for HANDY SIZE tankers
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24-36 hrs at Dardanelles for Northbound passage
24-36 hrs at Bosphorus for Northbound passage
24-36 hrs at Bosphorus for Southbound passage
12-24 hrs at Dardanelles for Southbound passage

Estimated delays for BIG tankers (panamax & aframax & suezmax)
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24-36 hrs at Dardanelles for Northbound passage
48-72 hrs at Bosphorus for Northbound passage
72-96 hrs at Bosphorus for Southbound passage
48-72 hrs at Dardanelles for Southbound passage

22.12.2016
PORTS Port Operations Wind (Knots) Sea
Status
ISKENDERUN OPERATIONAL E & NE 7-9 Rough – Very Rough
DORTYOL OPERATIONAL E & NE 7-9 Rough – Very Rough
CEYHAN OPERATIONAL E & NE 7-9 Rough – Very Rough
MERSIN OPERATIONAL E & NE 7-9 Rough – Very Rough
ANTALYA OPERATIONAL N & NE 5-7 / NE 7-9 Rough – Very Rough
ALIAGA CLOSED/WEATHER N & NE 7-9 Rough – Very Rough
MARMARA EREGLI CLOSED/WEATHER N & NE 6-8 Rough – Very Rough
IZMIT OPERATIONAL N & NE 6-8 Rough – Very Rough

Turkish Straits Dec 2016 Upd
Weather Forecast 22.12.2016


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