bosphorus strait


Sunday, March 6, 2022
Odessa Port Defense Look-ouy
Navy

The Maritime Blockade Of Ukraine Is Working

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In the early days of the war, the rapid intermodal supply of materials via roads, rail, and airports is important for winning

March 6, 2022
Total Views: 90036

Monday, February 28, 2022
Navy

Russian Convoy Will Test Turkey And NATO

By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Jonathan Spicer (Reuters) – Turkey’s pledge to block some Russian warships from passing through its waters to the Black Sea

February 28, 2022
Total Views: 10996

Sunday, February 27, 2022
Navy

Turkey, Overseeing Passage To Black Sea, Calls Russian Invasion ‘War’

ISTANBUL, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Turkey called Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a “war” on Sunday in a rhetorical shift that could

February 27, 2022
Total Views: 2171

Saturday, February 26, 2022
Navy

Turkey Did NOT Close The Bosphorus To Russian Ships

In the last hour several media outlets worldwide began reporting that Turkey closed the Dardanelles and Bosphorus straits to Russian ships, but, Reuters is now

February 26, 2022
Total Views: 14753

Friday, February 25, 2022
Russian Navy Warship in Turkey
Navy

NATO Cannot Stop Russian Warships From Entering The Black Sea

by Tuvan Gumrukcu (Reuters) Turkey, a NATO member, cannot stop Russian warships accessing the Black Sea via its straits, as Ukraine has requested, due to a

February 25, 2022
Total Views: 5075

Sunday, June 27, 2021
COSCO Containership in the Bosphorus Strait Turkey
Maritime News

Work Starts On Kanal Istanbul

By Daren Butler (Reuters) Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday launched a $15 billion canal project intended to relieve pressure on the busy Bosphorus

June 27, 2021
Total Views: 4774

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Shipping

Turkish President Erdogan Vows to Begin Construction on Canal Istanbul

By Selcan Hacaoglu (Bloomberg) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the construction of a multi-billion dollar canal, an alternative to

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 5174

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
COSCO Containership in the Bosphorus Strait Turkey
Navy

Turkey Arrests Retired Admirals Who Defended Maritime Accord

(Reuters) – Turkey detained 10 retired admirals for signing a statement supporting an 85-year-old maritime accord, and President Tayyip Erdogan said on

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 4693

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Oil tanker British Heritage sails in the Bosphorus, on its way to the Black Sea, in Istanbul
Maritime News

Canal Istanbul: Choppy Waters For Turkey’s Latest Megaproject

By Sinan Ulgen (Bloomberg Opinion) –Could a new infrastructure project shape the future of Turkish politics? That is one of the questions surrounding

January 21, 2020
Total Views: 273

Sunday, December 29, 2019
Liberian-flagged cargo ship Songa Iridium is seen after it ran aground in the Bosphorus in Istanbul
Video

Containership Runs Aground in Bosphorus Strait – Incident Video

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A foreign cargo ship ran aground in Istanbul’s Bosphorus strait on Friday, requiring a rescue operation and prompting

December 29, 2019
Total Views: 124

Sunday, May 13, 2018
Bosphorus strait
News

Turkey’s Proposed ‘Kanal Istanbul’ Alarms Villagers and Environmentalists

By Ali Kucukgocmen SAZLIBOSNA, Turkey, May 13 (Reuters) – When residents of Sazlibosna, a village near Istanbul, tried to attend a public meeting

May 13, 2018
Total Views: 67

Monday, April 9, 2018
Maritime News

Bosporus Strait Bulker Crash Hits Barley Supply to Top Buyer

By Isis Almeida, Cagan Koc and Anatoly Medetsky (Bloomberg) — A ship that crashed into an historic building at Turkey’s Bosporus Strait this weekend

April 9, 2018
Total Views: 28

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Interesting

Incident Video: Bulk Carrier Crashes Into Historic Mansion in Bosphorus Strait

A Maltese-flagged bulk carrier crashed into a historic mansion on the shores of Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on Saturday after its steering gear failed,

April 7, 2018
Total Views: 229

Monday, January 15, 2018
ship in bosphorus strait
Maritime News

Turkey Reveals Route for New Canal to Ease Bosphorus Shipping

By Ali Kucukgocmen ISTANBUL, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Turkey announced on Monday the route for a planned canal that would reduce shipping traffic on the busy

January 15, 2018
Total Views: 88

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Maritime News

Russian Spy Ship Sinks in Black Sea After Collision

STANBUL, April 27 (Reuters) – A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel

April 27, 2017
Total Views: 93

Sunday, January 8, 2017
Interesting

WATCH: Close Call in Bosphorus Strait – Containership Nearly Hits Land During Snowstorm

Check out this video sent into us showing a close call in Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait. The video was filmed Saturday near the Tarabya Hotel, which sits on

January 8, 2017
Total Views: 51

Friday, December 2, 2016
Maritime News

Russian Cargo Ship Runs Aground Off Istanbul

STANBUL, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Heavy winds forced a Russian ship to run aground off the coast of Istanbul on Friday, Turkey’s Dogan news agency

December 2, 2016
Total Views: 3

Monday, November 28, 2016
Maritime News

Traffic Suspended in Bosphorus Strait Due to Ship Collision

Ship traffic in the Bosphorus strait was halted for about an hour Monday after a bulk carrier collided with a roll-on/roll-off vessel around the

November 28, 2016
Total Views: 39

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Maritime News

Three Turkish Coast Guard Killed in Ship Collision in Bosphorus Strait

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Three Turkish Coast Guard personnel were killed on Wednesday after their vessel collided with a bulk carrier in the Bosphorus

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 29

Monday, August 1, 2016
Interesting

WATCH: Cargo Ship Hits Villa in Bosphorus Strait

Some new video has emerged showing the moment a cargo ship slammed into a villa in Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait. As we reported last year, the incident

August 1, 2016
Total Views: 103