Minister Karaismailoğlu received information from the Zonguldak Governor Erdoğan Bektaş regarding the Filyos Port, which is under construction in the town of Filyos in Çaycuma district of Zonguldak, and Mithatpaşa Tunnels and Çaycuma Airport.
Later, Karaismailoğlu, who examined Filyos Port by boat, ordered the piling of the piles by radio after the produced steel piling pipes were launched.
Minister Karaismailoğlu, in a statement on the boat, said that it is difficult to finish every job perfectly.
Turkey's one of the world's largest economy, transport activities in terms of voicing found to have a unique competitive themselves proud Karaismailoğlu, Turkey and its citizens by land, by air and sea routes, to worthily enjoy the size of the communications infrastructure and the goal was stated that final end.
Karaismailoğlu stated that they have established a happy transportation system with the ongoing projects all over the country, and they have established connections with all transportation networks in the region and in the world.
Karaismailoğlu, who said that they have conducted 25 million tons of container handling capacity when completed, and that they have made investigations in Filyos Port, which will become one of the biggest logistics bases of the country, expressed that they are working with all their strengths to develop the port sector and to access facilities in time.
"We are working in Turkey International Dialing a hallway"
Pointing out that there are important changes in wealth centers in the world, Karaismailoğlu continued as follows:
“This period will be the period of the geographies we are in. The region from Anatolia, the Caucasus, Central Asia and even to the west of China will become much more important in terms of both transportation, trade and tourism. Therefore, we in Asia soon to Turkey, Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Caucasus, Black Sea and North are trying to turn to an international corridor in all modes of transportation between countries. Therefore, we continue our work within the framework of the Logistics Master Plan. Our country is in an enormous position that can reach geographies where 3 billion people live in 4-1,6 hours of flight. It is located not only in the east-west corridor on the Silk Road, but in the middle of the north-south corridors stretching from the Caucasian countries and Russia to Africa. For this reason, all our transportation policies and investments are such that they cover the Asian Europe and Russia Middle East geography located in the east-west, north-south axis in international corridors. ”
In 2023, the Target is to Make $ 5 Billion Income from the Transit
The reduction of global logistics costs, to increase the development and competitiveness of the trade about doing multi-faceted investment in all areas Karaismailoğlu, "As Turkey in 2023 228 billion, while in 2053 we aim to reach 987 billion dollars in export figures. We also aim to generate revenue of 2023 billion dollars in 5 and 2053 billion dollars in 214 from the transit through Turkey through transportation investments. I believe that we will achieve these goals with the transportation investments we have made and will continue to do. ” said.
Ministers Karaismailoğlu Marmaray, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the Eurasia Tunnel, the Samsun-Sivas railway line, high-speed train lines and established logistics centers as nice project moving from China to Europe transit cargo via Turkey He said that they started shooting.
Karaismailoğlu, who stated that they aim to carry 30 million tons of cargo in the medium term and 2017 million tons in the long term, especially on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line, which started operating on October 3,2, 6,5, has already increased their capacity on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line. He stated that they have already started to reach the targets.
Filyos Harbor View Within this framework, Turkey is that they saw as a project to increase the emphasis on international transport corridors Karaismailoğlu, harbor not only of Zonguldak, reported first Karabük and Bartin, including all Western Black Sea and Central will become the export hub of Anatolia.
Minister Karaismailoğlu said that Filyos Port will also be the transfer hub of the combined transportation chain that will result from potential traffic between Russia, the Balkans and the Middle East countries and will carry the burden of the entire region to Russia, the Balkans and Scandinavian countries, said:
“The progress rate of Filyos Port throughout the project is 67 percent. We aim to complete and put our project into service by the end of this year. Its main hitch will be 2 thousand 450 meters, its deepest place will be 19 meters, and the length of its dock will be 3 thousand meters. Of course, it is not done just by making the port. You need to establish the connection roads of this port in the best way. At this point, we have completed the feasibility studies of our port's survey and railway connection surveys. We aim to start the tender and start its construction as soon as possible. ”
Reminding that they are examining the Mithatpaşa Tunnels, another project that closely concerns the Port of Filyos, Karaismailoğlu stated that the tunnels are of great importance for the relief and development of regional transportation.
Karaismailoğlu stated that the vehicles coming from Ankara and Istanbul direction when the Mithatpaşa Tunnels are completed can pass through the Kilimli-Filyos Coastal Road route without entering the city, and said that the city traffic will be relaxed and a safer, short-term and comfortable transportation will be provided.
“Filyos Port will be the Locomotive in the Development of the Region”
Stating that Filyos Port should not be considered only as a port, Karaismailoğlu said:
“Filyos Port will be one of the biggest logistics bases within the framework of our Logistics Master Plan, which we have implemented in order to make maximum use of the geopolitical location of our country. We believe that it will be a locomotive for the development of the region. We are happy that we have such a beautiful, fertile homeland, but deserving that homeland is as important as having a homeland. Deserving the homeland works hard, by reviving the land, the sea and the people. Republic of Turkey to the work we do as the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, that understanding, cuddling with this feeling. All the beautiful people, valuable managers, engineers and workers brothers I have seen here, you also fulfill a great responsibility towards this country with the effort you make. How much we thank you. Thank you. Filyos Port Project, which has been the dream of our country since the time of Sultan Abdülhamit, came to life with the instructions of our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Taking care of this project closely, he always supported the commissioning as soon as possible. We owe them gratitude for their support. We also stronger and more prosperous Turkey under the leadership of Mr. President with the objective of our working day and night as the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. "
Karaismailoğlu added that they are doing extension and expansion works at the runway of Zonguldak Airport in Çaycuma district.