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Fishing boats in Vlora are blocked for four days

Fishing boats in Vlora are blocked for four days

The bad weather has suspended the sailing of fishing boats in Vlora. The news was given by the captaincy of Vlora. From today until November 22, fishing boats will not go to sea.

There were also problems in Durrës. The sailing to Bari, Italy scheduled for this evening has been postponed for the next few hours.

Captain's announcement:

Based on the forecast for the worsening hydrometeorological situation in the bay of Vlora and outside it for the date 19-20-21-22 November 2022 starting at 12:00 on November 19 in the South-South-East direction at a force of 5-6bft, 1.20-1.80m inside the bay of Vlora and outside the bay of Vlora in the force 6-7bft to 8bft 15-25m/s and wave height from 1.80 to 3.50 meters.

It is forbidden to give permission-departure to all small vessels, fishing vessels operating outside the bay of Vlora and taking measures for their security.
Small craft and fishing vessels operating within the bay of Vlora should take into consideration the predicted deteriorating conditions and take measures for their safety.

All the drivers of fishing vessels and small vessels are notified of the worsening situation and measures are taken to secure the vessels in the moored places and prevent events and situations during November 19-20-21-22, 2022.

International shipping vessels continue to operate normally.
The improvement of the deteriorating meteorological situation in the bay of Vlora and outside it for small vessels and fishing will be after November 22, 2022 at 10:00.