Today: Wednesday, 24 April 2024 year

Shipping through the Bosphorus was suspended due to fog.

Shipping through the Bosphorus was suspended due to fog.

Ship transit through the Bosphorus Strait has been suspended in both directions due to fog in Istanbul, with 301 ships in the queue.

Navigation in the strait has been suspended since 04.15 Sunday local time, the General Directorate of the Turkish Coast Guard said.


At 08.30 there were 301 ships in line to pass through the Bosphorus. Among those waiting in line are ships flying the flags of different countries.


Heavy fog is observed in some areas of Istanbul.