Bandırma Port Enlargeed Its Targets: Bandırma Port of Balıkesir has expanded its targets to become the gate of South Marmara and Central Anatolia to the world.
Çelebi Holding won the tender with the highest bid of 16 in 2008 May 175.500.000. 36 signed a contract for the transfer of operating rights for the year. Çelebi Holding plans to invest $ 5 USD in the next 50 year to TCDD Bandırma Port. Turkey's business and industrial center of Istanbul and commercially viable Bandirma Port with links to the great importance of South Marmara and Aegean Region is located in the southern coast of the Marmara Sea. Bulk cargo, ro-ro cargo handling services provided and mixed Bandırma Port, as well as being the region with the longest pier in the harbor, in one of Turkey's largest bulk cargo port. With the introduction of the Ro-Ro service in 2004, Bandırma Port has become an important gateway for the transportation of cargo trucks to the domestic points in the Marmara Region.
Chalabi, Bandirma Port of owned rail and road links with large inner harbor storage areas thanks to the dynamo of Turkey's trade with South Marmara, Central Anatolia and Aegean regions will see the port that can provide the greatest benefit. Çelebi Holding plans to restructure the Bandırma Port in the coming 10 annually into a port where 10 million tons of dry bulk and mixed cargo, 300K TEU containers and 200K vehicles are handled.
In addition, the Port of Bandırma will be an alternative to the problem of increasing the export volume of the Bursa region with the ports of the region in terms of the port services needed in the country's increasing automotive exports. With the improvements to be made, the market share of Liman within the international cargo transport of 2009 at 2,7 is estimated to be approximately 2020 at 5,2. Thus, Bandırma Port will become one of the logistic centers of the region with this volume to be reached and will contribute significantly to the economic and social development of Bandırma and its surroundings in terms of creating new business areas.