From 00:00 on 18 January until further notice, all vessels without ice class classification will need to present a guarantee letter to the Harbour Master and may face restrictions – around 95% of vessels are likely to be affected. All ice class vessels can continue to operate without restrictions.
The port of Odessa is the largest seaport in Ukraine and one of the largest ports in the Black Sea basin.
ISS Ukraine will continue to monitor developments and keep its clients updated.
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Inchcape Shipping Services is the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider. With over 300 proprietary offices in 70 countries and a 4000-strong workforce the company’s diverse global customer base includes owners and charterers in the oil, cruise, container and bulk commodity sectors as well as naval, government and inter-governmental organisations.
ISS provides landside commercial and humanitarian logistics, transit, offshore support, information and data as well as a range of associated maritime services and innovative voyage-management technology. The company additionally offers a growing range of outsourcing services including global crew and marine spares logistics, port hub agency management and sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning solutions through its subsidiary ShipNet.
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