19 June 2017

Four-day public holiday

All official institutions and banks in Turkey will be closed from Saturday 24 to Tuesday 27 June, inclusive, due to a four-day public holiday. Ship owners and operators are urged to ensure that any arrangements for crew, spares, provisions, etc and made in good time ahead of the holiday to facilitate timely delivery.

They should also check in advice of calling at Turkish ports, as some may be closed during this period and/or charges for official services (pilotage, towage, mooring, customs) be increased by 50% (pilotage, towage, mooring, customs).

For information about operations in Turkey, contact GAC Turkey at

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