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Ice Campaign has started at Mariupol port since 00:00 lt 18.12.2012

 Ice Campaign has started at Mariupol port since 00:00 lt 18.12.2012


From 00:00 lt 18.12.2012 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 «Portovik» or t/b «Kapitan Gisich».

One way vessel’s convoy with ice-breaker’s assistance through the Azov Sea – is 6091,73 USD + 20% VAT.

Vessel’s convoy with ice-breaker’s assistance through the Kerch canal – is 1593,77 USD + 20% VAT.

Per hour rates:
ice breaker – 2524,51 USD + 20% VAT per hour
tugboat – 314,67 USD + 20% VAT per hour

All vessels must advise the following information for Harbor Master:

  • dwt
  • ice class
  • year of building
  • main engine power (hp)
  • main dimensions
  • qnty and material of propellers
  • technical condition of the vessel and radio-navigation equipment
  • actual drought
  • Classification society

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 ice-breaker at a certain thickness of ice and with appropriate allowable characteristics. These vessels will be considered in each case at a meeting of the ice staff.


Present weather condition 18.12.2012
Air temperature – abt – 11,2 °C,
Wind speed – E-NE 14,5 m/s.
Weather forecast for Mariupol port area:
19.12.2012 cloudy
Air temperature – abt -10; -11°Cdegrees,
Wind speed – E 11 m/s.
20.12.2012 cloudy
Air temperature – abt -8; -9 °C degrees,
Wind speed – E 11 m/s.
21.12.2012 cloudy, snow
Air temperature – abt -11; -12 °C degrees,
Wind speed – E-NE 8-10 m/s.