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SDM Sanctions Information Notices
SIN 1/2022: New European Union restrictive measures in view of the gravity of the situation in Ukraine
SIN 2/2022: New European Union restrictive measures in view of the gravity of the situation in Ukraine
SIN 3/2022: New European Union restrictive measures in view of the situation in Belarus
SIN 4/2022: New European Union restrictive measures in view of the gravity of the situation in Ukraine
SIN 5/2022: New European Union restrictive measures in view of the gravity of the situation in Ukraine
SIN 6/2022: New European Union restrictive measures in view of the situation in Belarus
SIN 7/2022: (1) Consolidated texts of European Union restrictive measures in view of the gravity of the situation in Ukraine (2) Frequently Asked Questions issued by the European Commission on Access to EU ports prohibition and on Maritime Navigation Goods and Technology
SIN 8/2022: New European Union restrictive measures in view of the gravity of the situation in Ukraine
SIN 9/2022: New European Union restrictive measures in view of the situation in Belarus and the involvement of Belarus in the Russian aggression against Ukraine
SIN 10/2022: Renewal of European Union restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol
SIN 11/2022: New European Union restrictive measures in view of the gravity of the situation in Ukraine
SIN 12/2022: Revised European Commission’s FAQs on the transport of certain goods, including coal, from the Russian Federation to third countries and the provision of relevant services (financial assistance, brokering or insurance).

SDM Circulars
Circular 10/2022: Urgent Provisional Measures with respect to the seafarers’ employment agreements (SEA) extensions in view of the gravity of the situation in Ukraine.
Circular 17/2022: Arrangements by Cyprus financial institutions to facilitate the opening of bank accounts for seafarers affected in view of the gravity of the situation in Ukraine.

IMO Information on Maritime Security and Safety in the Black Sea and Sea of Azov
Please follow this link; by following the link, you are routed to the part of the IMO public website on the which deals with the Maritime Security and Safety in the Black Sea and Sea of Azov. There you will find information in relation to decisions of the IMO Council and of IMO Committees on the matter, IMO Circular letters and IMO Circulars relating to the issue and other information, from various sources, which are relevant to the situation for example, on matters related to seafarers)

Useful information to seafarers
Free, confidential, multilingual helpline for seafarers and their families is operated by the International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network at https://www.seafarerhelp.org/.

Seafarers impacted by the situation, if they need, can request assistance from the IMO's Seafarer Crisis Action Team (SCAT) by emailing info@imo.org .

IMO Maritime Knowledge Centre page with information resources for and about seafarers: Click here.



Relevant National Law of the Republic of Cyprus:
The Implementation of the Provisions of the Resolutions or Decisions of United Nations Security Council (Sanctions) and of the Decisions and Regulations of the Council of the European Union (Restrictive Measures) Law of 2016,
Law 58(I)/2016.


Useful links on EU restrictive measures from:
• The
EU Sanctions MAP, which provides comprehensive details of all EU sanctions regimes and their corresponding legal acts, including those regimes adopted by the UN Security Council and transposed at EU level.
• The
“European Union Consolidated Financial Sanctions List”, regularly updated by DG FISMA.
• The
European Union External Action Service website.
• The
European Commission website.
• The
Council of the European Union website.
• The
Official Journal of the European Union.
• The
Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) website.
• The European Commission website on Ukraine
• Questions and Answers “maintenance and alignment” package of restrictive measures against Russia.
• Questions and answers on restrictive measures.
Consolidated European Commission FAQs on the implementation of Council Regulation No 833/2014 and Council Regulation No 269/2014.