The builders of the bridge in the Kerch Strait explained that the restrictions for vessels entered on August 9 were related to transporting the bridge spans. This is stated in the message of the information center of the project “Crimean bridge”.
By order of the Ministry of transport in advance was determined “time Windows” for operation with overlapping channel to 72 hours. The restrictions were lifted in 12 hours — Wednesday at 18:00 GMT.
During the overlap of the Strait waiting were 38 vessels: 20 in transit across the channel from the side of the sea of Azov, and 18 vessels from the Black sea.
On the eve of the Deputy Minister on the issues of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons of Ukraine Georgy Tuka said that Russia has blocked the Kerch Strait, and thus virtually condemned Ukraine for marine insulation.