Nothwestern Tutkey is devided by a complex waterway that connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara and the Aegean Sea. The channel passing between the Blach Sea and the Sea of Marmara is named the Istambul Bogazi, more commonly called the Bosporus. Istambul is positioned at the south end of the Bosporus. The Sea of Maramara is connected to the Aegean Sea by a channel called the Canakkale Bogazi, also known as the Dardanelles.

VESSEL TRAFFIC SEPARATION
Traffic Separation Schemes (TSS)
All maritime traffic must stay to the starboard side of the channel.
In the North,

Lat. 40 deg. 05' N., Long. 026 deg. 11' E
Lat. 40 deg. 02' N., Long. 025 deg. 55' E
Lat. 39 deg. 50' N., Long. 025 deg. 53' E
Lat. 39 deg. 44' N., Long. 025 deg. 55' E
Lat. 39 deg. 44' N., Long. 026 deg. 09' E

NORTHBOUND OF STRAITS DARDANELLES PASSAGE
Please call Mehmetcik Control
Station by VHF Channel 11, Prior 30 nm to Mehmetcik Light House, and ask for permission to
enter Dardanelles Strait. When you get green light from the Control Station, call also Mehmetcik
Pilot by VHF Channel 71 advising your position and stand by on VHF Channel 11/71 till entering
the Dardanelles and then switch to VHF Channel 13 till leaving the Dardanelles Strait.

SOUTHBOUND OF STRAITS DARDANELLES PASSAGE
Please call Gelibolu Control
Station by VHF Channel 11, prior 30 nm to Gelibolu Light House, and ask for permission to enter
Dardanelles Strait. When you get green light from the Control Station, call also Gelibolu Pilot by
VHF Channel 71 advising your position and stand by on VHF Channel 11/71 till entering the
Dardanelles and then switch to VHF Channel 13 till leaving the Dardanelles Strait.

PILOTAGE STATIONS AT DARDANELLES

DARDANELLES: Mehrnetcik (Dardanelles) Pilot Station situated at the southern entrance to Dardanelles (Cape Hellas), Gelibolu Pilot Station situated at the northern entrance to Dardanelles. VHF Channel 16 . 24 hours.

DARDANELLES: Is the Strait joining the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara, boundaries of which are between the line joining Mehmetcik Lighthouse in the South and the line between
Gelibolu Lighthouse and Zincirbozan Lighthouse inthe north.

Gelibolu
Call Name : Gelibolu Pilot
Position : Lat. 40 deg. 24'.50 N., Long. 26 deg. 40.'95 E
Telephone : (0 286) 566 16 12
Fax : (0 286) 566 16 11
VHF Band : Ch 16, 71
Working Hours 24 hours

Mehmetcik
Call Name : Canakkale Pilot
Position : Lat. 40 deg. 02'57 N., Long. 26 deg. 11'.42 E
Telephone : (0 286) 844 61 54
Fax : (0 286) 844 62 95
VHF Band : Ch 16, 71
Working Hours : 24 hours


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