Ukraine shall close the ports
located on the territory of the Autonomous Republic
of Crimea (Evpatoria, Kerch, Sevastopol,
Feodosia, Yalta and Sevastopol)
for international shipping.
The corresponding decree of 16
June, 2014 № 255 "On closing of the
seaports", registered in the Ministry of Justice on 24
June, 2014, № 690/25467, will
come into force after its official publication.
The above-mentioned document was adopted in pursuance
of the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 30
April, 2014 № 578-p "Certain issues on
functioning of the sea and
river transport" and according to the
procedure for opening and closing seaports, approved
by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 11
July, 2013 № 495.
As a reminder, Ukraine has informed the
International Maritime Organization (IMO) about
drawing up a decree on closing the
Crimean ports in mid-May 2014.