Karaismailoğlu said that the 2 emergency response tugboats to be made by the General Directorate of Coastal Safety to the Sanmar Maritime Company will serve in the Turkish straits area, where the load of these tugboats is completed, and where it is needed every day.
Stating that the tugs are planned to be completed in 14-16 months, Karaismailoğlu said that he would later be used in ship rescue, hibernation, escort, tugboat and fire fighting services.
Minister Karaismailoğlu, emphasizing that the tugboats, the first source of which will be sourced today, will support the efforts to ensure life and property safety at the highest level by following the sea traffic, which is one of the main activities of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure.
“We have established ship tracking and control systems in order to increase the safety of navigation, life, property and environment and maritime security on our coasts. In addition, the Vessel Traffic Management System (GTYS), consisting of the components of the Vessel Traffic Management Center (GTYM) established in Ankara, was established on May 14, 2019. On the other hand, the Long Distance Identification and Monitoring (LRIT) System of Ships was established in 2009 and all ships coming to our ports are controlled from a distance of 1000 nautical miles. With this system, wherever in the world, Turkish bayraklı Tracking of ships is provided. Vessels navigating within the Turkish Search and Rescue Area are monitored instantly with the National Automatic Identification System (OTS) in Ankara. The National Maritime Safety and Emergency Response Center, which we established by our Ministry in Tekirdağ in 2019, is also working successfully. "
Underlining that “Mavi Vatan” is under constant control on a 7/24 basis, Karaismailoğlu said, “We have brought our Turkish ship industry to the place it deserves in the world class with our knowledge, knowledge and experience, built on our paradise homeland with a unique geography surrounded by seas on three sides. The development of our shipyards in our country continues rapidly. Today, the number of shipyards is 83, and our annual production capacity is 4,53 million tons. ” he spoke.
“Transportation means economy, abundance and abundance”
Transport and Infrastructure Ministry of the past, today the that every point of Turkey with giant projects to implement, sea, land, connecting to each other by air and rail, Karaismailoğlu telling the world their distance Shorten, said:
“We will continue this tradition and this move by strengthening it. Because our country is moving rapidly towards a near future where it will be the world leader and among the largest economies in the world. Our task is to be ready for the future with a world-class transportation network and infrastructure. Because transportation means economy, abundance and abundance. It means the infrastructure of agriculture, tourism and trade. For our young and our children a stronger means a higher quality of life in Turkey. In these intentions, I would like you to know that we are working day and night with great enthusiasm to deserve our beautiful homeland and beautiful people. ”
Durmuş Ünüvar, General Manager of Coastal Safety, said that the institution will become stronger with the completion of the construction of 2 tugs.
Ali Gürün, Deputy Chairman of Sanmar Tersanecilik, expressed their pleasure in making the tugs in question.
After the speeches, Minister Karaismailoğlu made a representative resource for tugs.