05 – MAY 2009 – Ship statistics of Bosphorus strait

South Bound  Ships ( Coming From Black Sea Side )
TTA ( Crude Oil Tanker ) 209
TCH ( Chemical Tanker ) 165
GGC ( General Cargo ) 1342
UCC ( Container Ship) 75
BBU ( Bulk Carrier ) 162
LPG ( Liquid Petroleum Gas Carrier ) 29
XTG ( Tugs ) 13
URR ( Vehicle Carriers ) 10
GRF ( Refrigrated Ships ) 22
Others 26
Total 2053 ships
Total Pilotage 960 ships takes Pilot ( 1083 ships not take pilot )
Ships called Marmara Sea ports. 618 ships ( Pilotage compulsory for them)
Turkish Flag Ships 400 Turkish Flag ship passed

 

North Bound  Ships ( Sailing to Black Sea Side )
TTA ( Crude Oil Tanker ) 203
TCH ( Chemical Tanker ) 172
GGC ( General Cargo ) 1408
UCC ( Container Ship) 71
BBU ( Bulk Carrier ) 165
LPG ( Liquid Petroleum Gas Carrier ) 32
XTG ( Tugs ) 10
URR ( Vehicle Carriers ) 10
GRF ( Refrigrated Ships ) 27
Others 23
Total 2121 ships
Total Pilotage 1044 ships take Pilot ( 1071 ships not take pilot )
Ships called Marmara Sea ports. 786 ships ( Pilotage compulsory )
Turkish Flag Ships 407 Turkish Flag 

 

North and South  Bound Ships ( Total )
TTA ( Crude Oil Tanker ) 412
TCH ( Chemical Tanker ) 337
GGC ( General Cargo ) 2750
UCC ( Container Ship) 146
BBU ( Bulk Carrier ) 327
LPG ( Liquid Petroleum Gas Carrier ) 61
XTG ( Tugs ) 23
URR ( Vehicle Carriers ) 20
GRF ( Refrigrated Ships ) 49
Others 49
Total 4174 ships
Total Pilotage 2004 ships take Pilot ( 2154  ships not take pilot )
Ships called Marmara Sea ports. 1404 ships ( Pilotage compulsory )
Turkish Flag Ships 807 Turkish Flag