993 - 09/14 - Situation Update - Ukraine

We have been advised by the Club’s correspondent in Odessa that as of 5.9.14 all Ukrainian ports are working normally. There are presently no delays to cargo operations due to the political situation in the country.

Transhipment of cargoes at the Kerch port anchorage.

Correspondents also advise they have had many enquiries for clarification as to where the anchorage for ships loading in the area near the port of Kerch in Ukraine is located. The main concern being whether this anchorage is in or out of the 12 mile zone.

Correspondents advise that vessels are presently serviced at the outer roads of the Kerch port within the water area limited by the following coordinates:

1st point  44⁰ 52.3’ N  036⁰  33.5’ E
2nd point  44⁰ 53.0’ N  036⁰  38.5’E 
3rd point  44⁰ 48.1’ N  036⁰  38.5’E 
4th point  44⁰ 49.1’ N  036⁰  34.0’ E.

We understand it is now confirmed that this is outside the 12 mile zone.

Further advice can be obtained from the Club’s correspondent.

Source of information

Dias Marine Consulting p.c

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