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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