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Izmit Bay, Turkey
Tampa Bay, USA
Traffic suspension for bridge works
Tuesday, February 9, 2016, Izmit Bay, Turkey
Traffic (entry-exit) at Izmit Bay will be suspended on the following days due to the works scheduled to be carried out on the Izmit Bay Bridge.
– Wednesday 10 February – from 12:00 to 17:00 hours
– Thursday 11 Ferbuary – from 07:00 to 13:00 hours
– Friday 12 February – from 07:00 to 15:00 hours
– Saturday 13 February – from 07:00 to 17:00 hours
– Sunday 14 February – from 07:00 to 13:00 hoursFor information about operations in Turkey contact GAC Turkey at

Pilot boarding suspended
Tuesday, February 9, 2016, Tampa Bay, USA
At about 0520 hours local time today (9 February) Tampa Pay Pilots suspended all inbound and outbound vessel traffic, due to gale force winds and high sea condition offshore making it unsafe for pilots to board.Current wind conditions are approximately 13-17 knots NNW in the Middle Bay. Seas of are 8’.4-9’ at Egmont Channel.The National Weather Service reports the gale force conditions should last until about 1900 hours or late evening.For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at
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