Transit of vessels through Dardanelles suspended over heavy fog


The transit of vessels through the Dardanelles has been suspended due to heavy fog, the Turkish Straits Vessel Traffic Service said on Monday, Report informs, citing Sputnik International.

“The vessel traffic service of the Strait of Canakkale has informed ship captains via radio that they need to approach [the strait] from the north and the south and said that the transit of ships through the strait has been suspended in both directions starting 5:30 a.m. [02:30 GMT],” the statement read.