Contents tagged with Kerch Bridge

  • Russia preparing to install the second arch of the Kerch Bridge

    In the Kerch Strait, shipping will be restricted during the installation of the second arch for the bridge to the Crimea. Shipping in the bridge construction area will be limited from October 11th to 14th, according to the press service of the Crimean Bridge project.

    It was noted that on Wednesday, October 11th, a maritime operation would begin to transport and install the second road arch of the Kerch Bridge.

    "Restrictions are connected with the transportation and lifting of the road arch to …

  • Russia will block navigation through the Kerch Strait beginning August 28

    Russia plans to completely stop navigation through the Kerch Strait from August 28 to 31, 2017 due to the construction of the Kerch Bridge. The corresponding order has been published on the site of the Kremlin-controlled Black Sea Ports Administration.

    "Beginning 00:00 local time on August 28 to 00:00 local time on August 31, the navigation of all ships and vessels will be prohibited in the restricted area of construction within the waters of the Kerch Strait, with the exception of ships and …

  • Ukraine’s Minister of Justice: those involved in the construction of the Kerch Bridge will be subject to sanctions

    The Minister of Justice of Ukraine, Pavlo Petrenko, said in an interview with the Oglyadach TV program on that “all those involved in the construction of the Kerch Bridge may be subject to international sanctions and this will be a “clear signal.”

    “Not a single self-respecting international company will ever put a bolt or nut in it[ the bridge], because they run the risk of losing its business in the EU, the US, and Japan, and in those countries that have joined sanctions against Russia …

  • Kyiv will demand compensation from Russia over Ukraine’s losses due to construction of the Kerch Bridge

    Kyiv intends to demand compensation from Moscow for the losses of Ukrainian ports in Mariupol and Berdyansk due to Russia's plans to limit navigation through the Kerch Strait during construction of an arch of the bridge to the Crimea, Deutsche Welle reported with reference to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s response to the news agency’s request.

    The Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Yuriy Lavrenyuk had announced earlier that Russia’s construction of a bridge across the Kerch …