When will the Canal Istanbul Tender be held ?; Parliamentary Planning and Budget Commission of the presenters on Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan, thanks to the investments and arrangements made for aviation in Turkey, explaining that showed growth above the world average, the advances in aviation that the indicators to be reflected in the number of airport 2, the total number of passengers 6, the aircraft number 3 emphasized that they increased their cargo capacity by 7 times, sector turnover by 12 times and employment by 3 times.
Turhan said that UAVs, which are becoming more and more common in the world, have been completed by completing the legislation in order to set the rules for their flights. This structure we created has set an example for many countries. We introduced the participants to various international meetings. The Hot Air Balloon, which was designed and produced by our domestic company for the first time, successfully performed the test flight on October 10. ” said.
Stating that they are working to implement Kanal Istanbul, the most strategic mega project of the country, Turhan continued as follows:
“The risk posed by ships carrying dangerous goods is increasing in the Bosphorus. The average number of ships passing annually is 44 thousand. In addition to the historical texture of the Bosphorus, Kanal Istanbul Project, which we plan for navigation, life, property and environmental safety, is closely followed by the world. We have completed the technical studies. We came to the final stage in EIA studies. Following the finalization of the 1 / 100.000 scaled Environmental Plan, we will bid. ”
Turhan said that within the scope of localization and nationalization efforts, they will put into service the ship traffic services system software in the Turkish straits operated by the General Directorate of Coastal Safety in 2020.