• The purchase, import or transfer of coal and other solid fossil fuels into the EU if they originate in Russia or are exported from Russia, including in transit. An exemption is available until 10 August 2022 for contracts concluded before 9 April 2022.
• Access after 16 April 2022 to ports in the EU to vessels registered under the flag of Russia (and to vessels that have changed their Russian flag or registration to the flag or register of other states after 24 February 2022), except in the case of a vessel seeking a place of refuge or an emergency port calls for maritime safety or for the purposes of saving life at sea.
Exemptions may be granted by the competent authorities for port access that is deemed necessary for the following purposes:
(a) the purchase, import or transport into the Union of natural gas and oil, including refined petroleum products, titanium, aluminium, copper, nickel, palladium and iron ore, as well as certain chemical and iron products as listed in Annex XXIV;
(b) the purchase, import or transport of pharmaceutical, medical, agricultural and food products, including wheat and fertilisers whose import, purchase and transport is allowed under the Regulation;
(c) humanitarian purposes;
(d) transport of nuclear fuel and other goods strictly necessary for the functioning of civil nuclear capabilities; or
(e) the purchase, import or transport into the Union of coal and other solid fossil fuels, as listed in Annex XXII until 10 August 2022.