In connection with the aggravated situation in the Northern part of the Black Sea Region NATO Shipping Centre recommends that ships on the Black Sea exercise caution and stay away from areas where military operations are taking place. Shipping is strongly recommended to follow the instructions of the international and national maritime authorities.
It is recommended that journeys to the Black Sea are carefully considered and planned based on an assessment of the escalating security situation.
GPS jamming, AIS spoofing and other electronic interference can be expected in all northern part of the Black Sea. Harassment and attempts to divert shipping cannot be excluded.