ISTANBUL Canal info

What kind of Port is this?

ISTANBUL is a Large-sized Canal. The types of vessels regularly calling at ISTANBUL are Pleasure Craft (33%), Passenger (22%), Passenger Ship (9%), Fishing (6%), General Cargo (3%). The last vessel called at this port was VARAN 1, 2s ago. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 330 meters. The maximum draught is 13.2 meters. The maximum Deadweight is 177657t.

Where is the Port?

ISTANBUL is located at Black Sea, Marmara Sea in Turkey at coordinates N 41° 05′ 38.62″ – E 029° 02′ 08.75″. The official UN/Locode of this port is TRIST. It is also known as BOSPORUS,BOSPHORUS,TURKEY.

What are the current conditions in this Port?

The local time at ISTANBUL is 2022-06-12 16:19:00 and the time zone is UTC +3. The wind in the port area blows from North East direction at force 3 Beaufort. 384 ships have arrived in this Canal within the last 24 hours. Currently there are 443 vessels in this Port and another 43 vessels are scheduled to make a port call at ISTANBUL.

Can a US aircraft carrier enter the Black Sea?
This, too, is impossible because of the Montreux Convention of 1936. Under that treaty, countries along the Black Sea get special naval privileges, and other countries are strictly limited in what ships may enter the sea (for example, no aircraft carriers or submarines), how many at a time, and for how long.

Can a submarine go through the Bosphorus Strait?
13 (Xinhua) — A Russian Navy Kilo-class submarine passed through Turkey’s Bosphorus strait on Sunday en route to the Black Sea, local media reported. The Kilo-class Rostov-Na-Donu submarine entered the 30-km-long strait from Turkey’s inland Sea of Marmara, and headed to the Black Sea, according to the Sozcu daily.

Can a submarine enter the Black Sea?
Only submarines from bordering, or riparian, states are permitted to pass through the straits, either to rejoin their base in the Black Sea for the first time after construction or purchase, or to be repaired in dockyards outside the Black Sea.