Dardanelles Strait Closed to Transit Vessels Due to Heavy Fog, Reports Say

© REUTERS / Murad SezerThe Russian Navy's landing ship Alexander Otrakovsky sails in the Dardanelles, on its way to the Mediterranean Sea in Canakkale, Turkey, April 25, 2016.
The Russian Navy's landing ship Alexander Otrakovsky sails in the Dardanelles, on its way to the Mediterranean Sea in Canakkale, Turkey, April 25, 2016. - Sputnik International, 1920, 05.11.2021
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ANKARA (Sputnik) - The Dardanelles Strait (also known as the Strait of Canakkale) has been closed to transit vessels due to heavy fog, the Turkish media reported on Friday.
The Canakkale Strait ship traffic administration warned the captains of ships entering the strait from the north and south and announced that the strait is closed to transit ships in both directions. Normal traffic will resume after the fog lifts, according to media reports.
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