Storm of the Century - the press center of the company "Oboronlogistics"
28 November 2023
Storm of the Century

In November 2023, winter storms hit the coasts of the Baltic and Black Seas. Sea transportation carried out by Oboronlogistics LLC vessels on the Ust-Luga – Baltiysk, Kerch–Kavkaz and Novorossiysk – Tartus lines is carried out "according to the actual weather".

Stormy weather is also forecast for the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland on November 28, 2023. Ferries Ambal, Baltiysk, Marshal Rokossovsky, General Chernyakhovsky, bulk carriers Sparta and Sparta II are operating normally, but there may be delays in flights and cargo operations.

The Black Sea coast continues to be at the mercy of a powerful cyclone, which has already been dubbed the "storm of the century". Bad weather disrupted the work of the port of Novorossiysk. Bulk carriers Sparta IV, Tansy and Ursa Major are in port waiting for weather conditions to improve.

On November 27, 2023, a storm interrupted the operation of the Kerch ferry crossing. According to forecasts of meteorologists, stormy winds, blizzard and ice will remain throughout the region over the next day.

The ship safety management system of Oboronlogistics complies with the requirements of the International Code for the Management of Safe Operation of Ships and Pollution Prevention (ISM Code).

The crews, under the guidance of experienced captains, follow all the proper instructions, maintain the proper operation of the vessels, comply with the rules of safe operation. And the latest communication systems installed on the company's ships allow specialists of coastal services to maintain constant communication with the crews.