February 10, 2012

Turkey's Bosphorus Remains Closed Due to Snow

Tanker traffic through Turkey's Bosphorus Strait, a key shipping route for Russian oil and other commodities, remained closed on Friday for a second day due to reduced visibility caused by a snowstorm.

Passage for vessels was suspended on Thursday due to poor visibility in the strait, which runs through Istanbul and forms a vital link for traffic between the Black Sea and Mediterranean.

Read more on Reuters: Turkey's Bosphorus Remains Closed Due to Snow

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