Black Sea/Azov Sea, Russia - Updates
The UK Club has received the attached loss prevention circulars from Axis Ltd, regarding recent developments in the Black Sea and Azov Sea regions.
If you have any questions on the attachments, please do not hesitate to get in touch with your usual contact at the UK Club who will be pleased to assist you.
Microsoft Word - 2018 - bunker calls (114 KB)
Microsoft Word - 2018 - bunker HFO low density (165 KB)
Microsoft Word - 2018 - delays after loading grain in Russia (237 KB)
Microsoft Word - 2018 - delays at Kerch Strait (178 KB)
Microsoft Word - 2018 - avoid risk of chloride contamination onboard (587 KB)
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