From 00:00 lt 28.01.2014 Ice Campaign has been announced at Mariupol port.
Passage through the canal will be performed with ice-breaker «Kapitan Belousov» or tug boat assistance t/b « Kapitan Markin» or t/b «Kapitan Merkulov».
Tariff for provision of icebreaking operations in the port of Mariupol is U.S. $ 1,20 per cubic meter of the vessel’s volume in and out.
One way Convoy with ice-breaker’s assistance through the Azov Sea – total is 55416,0 $ USD
One way Convoy with ice-breaker’s assistance through the Kerch canal – total is 14488,80 $ USD
The amount of ice convoy to be shared...
From 12:00 lt 26.01.2014 Ice Campaign has been announced at Nikolaev port.
All vessels must advise the following information for Harbor Master:
year of building
main engine power (hp)
qnty and material of propellers
technical condition of the vessel and radio-navigation equipment
Also vessels on departure must have bunkering and stores for minimum 10 days, otherwise port authorities will not release the vessel.
Vessels without ice class must present the Classification Society certificate or permission for one-time navigation in icy sea with...
On 17.12.2013 Mariupol port, approaching channel and Azov Sea are free of ice.
Present temperature is about zero, wind SW 3-4 mps.
As per 10-day forecast temperature preferably above zero, wind S, SW, W or NW directions, ice formation is not expected.
Bss 10.12.2013 ice campaign at Mariupol port is still not announced. Navigation at sea and canal performed as usual.
Present weather condition asf:
Air temperature abt –5.8 °C, sunny
Wind speed N 4.3 m/s, wind gust 6.8 m/s.
Weather forecast for Mariupol port area (3 days):
Air temperature abt -7; -9°C degrees,
Wind speed – N 5-8 m/s.
Air temperature abt -7; -10 °C degrees,
Wind speed – NE 4 m/s.
13.12.2013 cloudy, snow
Air temperature abt -2; -9 °C degrees,...
According to the Convention on Load Lines, from 01 th December 2013 at Azov Sea and North Black Sea for vessels which LOA is less than 100 meters to be applied seasonal winter load line.
Shipowners are kindly requested to take into consideration this requirement while fixing tonnage to this area.