Battal Shipping offers professional transit clearance for vessels passing through the Turkish Straits linking the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Battal Shipping operations department give all needed services for the vessels passing from Dardanelles and Bosphorus Straits in Transit by making all the necessary arrangements on time with the authorities for quick and safe passage for all types of vessels.

You will experience a seamless coordination of the whole voyage from entering the Turkish Straits, calling at ports in the Black sea, and until the return transit has been completed. We understand that passing the Turkish Straits has important time and cost implications on a vessel’s voyage and therefore exact planning, early notification, constant follow-up and real cost controls are always provided as a means of saving you time and money. Our experienced operations staff monitor the traffic situation around the clock daily, which enables us to keep you updated about general events and allows you to track your vessels at anchorage areas and in transit.

Our services at Bosphorus and Dardanelles:

  • Crew exchange
  • Slops, sludge disposal
  • Spares/provisions/mail
  • Bunker supply
  • Freshwater delivery
  • Cash to Master
  • Medical care
  • Repairs
  • Certificates annual survey