Turkish Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu made observations in the Maritime General Directorate Main Search and Rescue Coordination Center (AAKKM) affiliated to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, and watched Turkey from Iraq's Basra Port to India. Bayraklı He met with the captain of the tanker named Semahat.
During the meeting with the captain, Minister Karaismailoğlu, who received information about the work of the center, received information about the status of the ship's crew, the route and the load of the ship, and asked if there were any measures against Kovid-19 on the ship. The ship's captain said that most of the ports were prohibited from leaving the ship within the scope of the Kovid-19 measures, and there were a limited number of outside port personnel. Karaismailoğlu said, “In the event that our ships are exposed to danger, they are lost and they are in an accident, we mobilize our satellite-supported sea and air power facilities and carry out search and rescue efforts in a fast and coordinated manner. Our aim is safe shipping in clean seas. ”
Minister Karaismailoğlu emphasized that the Search and Rescue Coordination Center and the Coast Guard Command co-operated and cooperated 2009 thousand 2020 search and rescue activities carried out in 7-600. Karaismailoğlu, in his speech after the investigation, emphasized that the pursuit of Turkish ships in the Turkish and world seas is one of the primary issues, “The Main Search and Rescue Coordination Center is located on the coastline of 8 thousand 484 kilometers in order to react to the search and rescue incidents occurring in the Turkish Search and Rescue Region as soon as possible. "We have carried out 2009 search and rescue activities carried out in 2020-7 in coordination and cooperation of our Coast Guard Command."
Our aim is Safe Shipping in Clean Seas
Karaismailoğlu emphasized that the center also serves as the first point of contact for the pollution of the marine environment that may arise due to inland waters, land waters and sea accidents that may occur in offshore areas:
“Our center has also been designated as the first point of contact for our country in terms of actions and measures to prevent terrorist movements that threaten the safety of passengers, crew and the ship. We mobilize our satellite-backed sea and air power facilities in case our ships are exposed to danger, get lost, and crash, and we carry out search and rescue efforts with great speed and in a coordinated manner. Our goal is safe shipping in clean seas. ”
“We are the Third in the World in Mega Yacht Manufacturing and Shipbreaking Sector”
Karaismailoğlu stated that the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure has spent 2003 billion lira of investment in the maritime sector since 9,4 and the financial value of 205 projects in the sector is 6 billion liras, and completed the words: “In the world of mega yacht manufacturing and shipbuilding, In 3 years, we achieved 18 percent more growth than the world maritime fleet. Our target in ship production is 87 percent national and local. We provided serious support to the maritime industry with fuel VAT deductions and rental exemptions. We want to increase the rate of maritime in our national income much higher than 80 percent. In 2,4, we were entitled to receive the 'White Flag' again with the best rating of all time with 2019 percent. ”