TCDD Izmir Port Operation Will Unload Freight Quays to Cruise Ships

This season, a solution to the difficulties to live in Alsancak Port due to the 4 cruise ship which will come to Izmir at the same time.
It was decided to open the cargo berths to cruise ships, while some companies also agreed to make changes on cruise days.
This season at the same time 4 cruise ship in Izmir at the same time in the days of Alsancak Harbor problem has been solved. The parties gathered at the meeting held at the TCDD İzmir Port Authority and decided to take all measures to prevent the cruise ships from intercepting the 2012 season. As a result of the 1.5 hour-long meeting, the port authorities decided to open the freight docks to cruise ships. Some cruise companies also agreed to make changes on cruise days.

Yesterday TCDD Izmir Port Operations Manager Turan Yalçın chaired by the meeting, port management authorities, port authority officials, the most frequent trips to Izmir Costa, MSC and other cruise companies agencies, guide captains, Izmir Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of Shipping officials She attended. At the beginning of the meeting held closed to the press, the cruise companies reacted to the problems experienced in the port learned, the Port Operation Manager Turan Yalçın at the same time 10 to bring passengers close to a thousand cruise ships announced that they will take all kinds of measures to prevent disruptions. It was learned that Yalçın was ready for all kinds of sacrifices as a port for the increase of cruise tourism.
As a result of the meeting, 4 ship will arrive at the same time 7 June, 17 5 X September 300 ship with 3 September 19 ship XNUMX in September, as well as cruise berths as well as container ships berth will be opened to the service of ships berth. In this context, it was decided to meet with the Customs Directorate for placing x-ray devices and buses in the freight docks. Izmir Chamber of Commerce Chairman Ekrem Demirtas 'ships anchor in the open' proposal was not accepted for security reasons. On the other hand, Alex Baltazzi, the owner of Karavan Turizm, also announced that they could take the changing of the voyages. Head of TCDD Ports Department Muhsin Yılmaz stated that the investments for the passenger and freight port are continuing in Alsancak Port and announced that they will be bidding for the new passenger port in the coming months. Stating that they are planning to be held in June at the latest in the tender, Yilmaz, until the end of the year the contract is planned to start the new port investment, he said. "With the new passenger port, Izmir will be able to accommodate cruise ships more comfortably," Yilmaz said.

“We expect the new port to be built“
President of the Association of Aegean Travel Agencies and Caravan Tourist Alex Baltazzi, changing the days of each year by sacrificing said they had done, azz We do not want any problems in the port because more ships are coming now. We expect the new passenger port to be built for the lasting solution ın.

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