Since the morning of November 2009, the vessels sailing under the Russian flag faced some delays in passage through the Bosphorus strait, announced the Center for Transport Strategies on November 30, referring to the data on online ship movement tracking.
According to the system data, on that day Russian vessels moved in zigzags and circles for a long time waiting for permission to enter the Strait. The lines of travel of other vessels were rather stable.
Unfortunately, the reasons for such delays were not reported. Also, in the late evening of November 29, the vessels under the Russian flag were allowed to enter the Bosporus.