Alsancak Port will get a 'model'
Guest President Berdimuhammedov, Izmir visited the harbor during the visit was briefed about. Renewed ports in the country and proposed cooperation in new port projects
MURAT ŞAHİN (NEW ASIR NEWS CENTER)
Turkmenistan will establish its new ports with İzmir Alsancak Port model. Turkmenistan President Gurbanguli Berdimuhammedov, who was in Izmir, was affected by the port during his visit to Alsancak Port and decided to renew existing ports in Turkmenistan and to cooperate in new port projects. Berdimuhammedov, who came to Izmir on a private plane yesterday, met with the demonstrations of a folk dance team from Turkmenistan, first came to the Alsancak Port and made observations. Minister of Economy Zafer Çağlayan and Çalık Holding Chairman Ahmet Çalık attended the meeting closed to the press and TUSD Deputy General Director Veysi Kurt gave briefing to Berdimuhammedov. The President was very impressed by the briefing that lasted for about half an hour.
After the meeting, Deputy General Manager of TCDD Veysi Kurt, who evaluated Yeni Asır, said that they have told the President about what they have done since the establishment of İzmir Port. Explaining that they talked about the new investments they made as TCDD at the port and they explained their future goals, Kurt said hedef President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguli Berdimuhammedov listened us carefully. He took notes. He wanted Alsancak Port model to be implemented in the projects of renewing the ports in his country and establishing new ports. He invited us to his country. We went with a team mainly of port operations, including Port of Izmir in Turkey, experience and information which will be determined in the coming days to share this country with Turkmenistan officials, "he said.
Following the briefing given in the Port Operation Directorate, the guest President and the Turkmenistan Delegation visited the container port with the vehicle starting from the cruise port where the 2 ship was located and received photographs and video images from the port. The President and his Delegation then moved to the Crowne Plaza Hotel together with Economy Minister Zafer Çağlayan.
Upon arrival at the hotel, the guest company headed by Muammer Ağım, Chairman of the Turkish company Cotam Enterprises in Turkmenistan and Seda Gengörü, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company; President of Turkmenistan Berdimuhammedov, hotel lunch after lunch, the company met with managers of Cotam Enterprises.
It was learned that Berdimuhammedov was informed about the investments to be made here.
Turkey's most important port
Izmir Alsancak Port, location, due to the nature of one of Turkey's most important ports and the hinterland. 1950'li construction began in the harbor is still invested. The Port, which was previously canceled for privatization but canceled, currently operates TCDD. The new investments on 100 million liras described previously for Alsancak Port, which provides the business gate to about 400 thousand people, continues. At the end of these investments, the capacity of the port will increase from 1 million TEU to 3 million TEU. After 2 month at the port, the new container storage area of 100 thousand square meters will be operational. The equipment at the port is being renewed and the infrastructure is being improved. In addition, between the port of Yenikale and 250 meter width of the 16 meter depth of the channel to work with the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality TCDD to work in the harbor will be provided to ships with larger tonnage.
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