From 00:00 local time on the 8th of April 2023 the access into Bulgarian sea and river ports is forbidden for all vessels which are certified by the Russian maritime register of shipping, regardless of their flag of registry.
Information concerning the rights of passengers travelling by sea or inland waterways under Regulation (EU) No 1177/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 concerning the rights of passengers when travelling by sea and inland waterway and amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 is available in section 'Ports'.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
According to Section В – I/6, para. 6 of the STCW Code, as amended, Parties may allow the training of seafarers by distance learning and e‑learning in accordance with the standards of training and assessment set out in section A-I/6 and the guidance given in Section B – I/6 of the Code.