New Regulation Comes in Practice on February 2019

BELOW VESSELS ARE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED @ DARDANELLES
LOA OVER 150 METERS LPG TANKERS - BALLAST OR C3/C4/CARGOES
LOA OVER 200 METERS OIL TANKERS
LOA OVER 250 METERS BBU CARRIERS - LADEN ONLY

BELOW VESSELS ARE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED @ BOSPHORUS
LOA OVER 150 METERS LPG TANKERS - C3/C4/NH3 CARGOES
LOA OVER 200 METERS OIL TANKERS
LOA OVER 250 METERS BBU CARRIERS

-DARDANELLES - PILOT & ESCORT TUG ARE OPTIONAL FOR OIL TANKERS LOA 200 TO 249,99 METERS
-DARDANELLES - PILOT & ESCORT TUG ARE OBLIGATORY FOR OIL TANKERS LOA OVER 250 METERS
-DARDANELLES - PILOT & ESCORT TUG ARE OBLIGATORY FOR LPG TANKERS LOA OVER 150 METERS

-BOSPORUS   - PILOT & ESCORT TUG ARE OBLIGATORY FOR OIL TANKERS LOA OVER 200 METERS
-BOSPORUS   - PILOT & ESCORT TUG ARE OBLIGATORY FOR ALL LPG TANKERS LOA OVER 150 METERS

AS PER NEW REGULATION FOR BULKERS
-BOSPORUS   - PILOT & ESCORT TUG ARE OBLIGATORY FOR BULKERS LOA OVER 250 METERS

FREE WAITING TIME @ TURKISH STRAITS
AFTER ENTERING MARMARA SEA ALL VESSELS ARE FREE TO STAY AT DRIFT UP TO 7 DAYS ( 168 HRS )

OVER 168 HOURS / 7 DAYS STAY AT MARMARA SEA CAUSING EXTRA COST ABT USD 0,45 PER NRT DUE
TO CHANGING OF VESSEL'S STATUS FROM TRANSIT TO FREE PRATIQUE

New Regulation for LPG TANKERS Comes in Practice on March 2021

Starting from March 16th 2021 new regulation announces for LPG Tankers during Dardanelles Strait Passage as follow;

• LPG Vessels LOA up to 150 meters
  Are subject to complete their passages with Pilotage only

• LPG Vessels LOA over 150 meters
  With C3 & C4 cargoes are Daylight passage with Pilotage + Escort Tug Boat

• LPG Vessels LOA over 150 meters
  With NH3 cargo – Laden Passages with NH3 cargo day and night with Pilotage + Escort Tug Boat
  With NH3 cargo – Ballast Passages (*) daylight restricted with Pilotage + Escort Tug Boat
  (*) if the last 3 cargoes are NH3 and it can be proved the passage will be day and night

• LPG Vessels LOA over 200 meters
  With NH3 cargo are daylight passage with Pilotage + Escort Tug Boat