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Monday, January 16, 2023
Ship Salvage Bosphorus
Grounding Incidents

Turkey Refloats Ship Stuck in Bosphorus

By Ugur Yilmaz (Bloomberg) Turkey freed a vessel that had wedged itself against the banks of the Bosphorus Strait, clearing the vital waterway that connects

January 16, 2023
Total Views: 3497

Bosphorus Ship Grounding
Grounding Incidents

Ukraine Grain Ship Grounds In Bosphorus Strait

by Yoruk Isik (Reuters) The cargo ship MKK 1, traveling from Ukraine to Turkey, was grounded in Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on Monday and traffic in

January 16, 2023
Total Views: 1551

Saturday, December 17, 2022
Smart Sanctions: The West Finally Gets Clever About Russia
Shipping

Smart Sanctions: The West Finally Gets Clever About Russia

Robert Huish (The Conversation)–The European Union and the United States are now targeting maritime protection and indemnity (P&I) insurance

December 17, 2022
Total Views: 11509

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Commercial vessels, including oil tankers, wait at an anchorage in the Black Sea off Kilyos near Istanbul, Turkey, December 9, 2022. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
Shipping

Oil Tanker Sails Through Bosphorus In Sign Insurance Spat Easing

By Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) –Turkish authorities allowed an oil tanker to pass through country’s vital Bosphorus shipping strait, suggesting

December 10, 2022
Total Views: 1590

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Bosphorus Strait
Shipping

West Asks Turkey To Help Clear Tanker Jam

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) Western officials are in talks with Turkish counterparts to resolve oil tanker queues off Turkey, a British Treasury official said,

December 7, 2022
Total Views: 1320

Thursday, September 1, 2022
Ship Carrying Ukrainian Corn Grounds in Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait
Accidents

Ship Carrying Ukrainian Corn Grounds in Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait

Update: The M/V Lady Zehma has been refloated and moved to an anchorage. Bosphorus Strait reopened to ship traffic -General Directorate of Coastal Safety A

September 1, 2022
Total Views: 6158

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: 90314

Monday, February 28, 2022
Russian Convoy Will Test Turkey And NATO
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: 11042

Sunday, February 27, 2022
Turkey, Overseeing Passage To Black Sea, Calls Russian Invasion ‘War’
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: 2184

Saturday, February 26, 2022
Turkey Did NOT Close The Bosphorus To Russian Ships
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: 14981

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: 5209

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: 4825

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Turkish President Erdogan Vows to Begin Construction on Canal Istanbul
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: 5183

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: 4706

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: 280

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: 170

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: 80

Monday, April 9, 2018
Bosporus Strait Bulker Crash Hits Barley Supply to Top Buyer
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: 42

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Incident Video: Bulk Carrier Crashes Into Historic Mansion in Bosphorus Strait
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: 376

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: 132
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