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Maritime motorway fuels environmental concerns 17 octobre 2012

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Financial Times (UK) Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Special Report : Istanbul: Business & Finance, p. 3

By John Roberts

Pipeline politics. Halting the flow of 100m tonnes of crude oil is a priority, says John Roberts (suite…)

Cleaning up the Bosphorus 6 mars 2012

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BBC (UK) 6 March 2012

The BBC’s correspondent Jonathan Head reports.

Istanbul is one of the world’s oldest cities, and with 15m inhabitants one of the most crowded. That has put immense environmental pressure on the Bosphorus, the narrow strait that divides the city and connects the Black Sea to the Mediterranean. (suite…)

Maritime Choke Points and the Global Energy System: Charting a Way Forward 1 janvier 2012

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Briefing Paper (Chatham House) EERG BP 2012/01, January 2012, 12 pages

Charles Emmerson and Paul Stevens

The global energy transport system is vulnerable to disruption at key maritime choke points such as the Straits of Malacca and Singapore, Bab Al-Mandab, the Suez Canal, the Turkish Straits and the Strait of Hormuz. (suite…)

Pipeline bypassing Turkish Straits would not reduce risks 8 décembre 2011

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OilOnline.com (USA)

Dec 8, 2011

An oil pipeline bypassing Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait would have little impact on shipping safety on the waterway because crude oil shipments constitute a small and declining percentage of total traffic, according to a new IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) report. (suite…)

Russia urges Turkey to preserve Montreux Treaty 29 avril 2011

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Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey) Friday, April 29, 2011                    Türkçe

Murat Yetkin, Ankara

Russia has warned Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to respect the Montreux Treaty, which gives control of the Bosphorus and Dardanelles straits to Turkey and regulates sea traffic, following his unveiling of plans for a new canal. (suite…)