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Turkish Navtex

ExxonMobil surveyor ship to arrive to Limassol

One of the two ExxonMobil research vessels scheduled to carry out explorations in block 10 of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) departed from Greece on Sunday and is headed towards Limassol port, set to arrive on Wednesday morning. The second one is still located off the port of Haifa, Israel.

Turkey extends ENI rig NAVTEX

On Tuesday, the Turkish Navy extended its previous NAVTEX continuing military activity, which would expire on Thursday, until the 10th of March, effectively blocking the passage of the rig Saipem 1200, owed by Italian company ENI from…

Ankara issues new Navtex

One day after the first round of Cyprus’ Presidential Elections, Turkey seems to be testing Nicosia’s tether by issuing a new Navtex warning, in which it champions the existence of EEZ and sovereign rights for the pseudo-state.

Cyprus responds to Turkish Navtex

Cypriot authorities responded to new Turkish Navtex by issuing a counter-Navtex, voiding the Turkish advisory and instructing mariners to disregard it.