Technopark Istanbul hosts many successful projects in the field of maritime. Turkey's first maritime cluster in the center, which houses; Critical projects such as the National Ship MİLGEM, the Replenishment at Sea and the TCG Anadolu are being implemented.
Teknopark Istanbul, the R&D and innovation center of the Turkish defense industry, hosts many successful projects in the field of maritime. Turkey's first maritime cluster in the center, which houses; Critical projects such as National Ship MİLGEM, Replenishment at Sea, and TCG Anadolu are being implemented. Technopark Istanbul also; It stands out as the center where Oruç Reis, who conducts seismic research activities in the Mediterranean, was also developed. Most of the materials, equipment and services needed for the construction of Oruç Reis, whose design was carried out by the SEFT Ship Design team, which was 100% domestic and completely composed of Turkish engineers, were procured domestically, and the opportunities and capabilities of the Turkish industry were evaluated in the most effective way. Oruç Reis also made history as the world's first ship to incorporate Seismic, Hydrographic and Oceanographic Research concepts; Turkey's 2D / 3D Seismic Survey feature with the first ship at a depth of 3000m and Turkey ROV survey also contains titles such as the ability to have the first scientific research vessel.
Private sector organizations or universities can use Oruç Reis's Seismic Research Ship facilities; In ground studies of ports, marinas and discharge lines planned to be carried out in marine areas; in nuclear power plant site selection and risk assessment; in submarine road and railway crossings ground studies; bridge sea crossings will be able to benefit from the ground surveys required for engineering or research projects. In addition, by using the facilities of Oruç Reis's Seismic Research Ship; sunken cities in the seas, ships, etc. Marine research projects based on archaeogeology / archeogeophysical methods will be conducted to identify ancient remains.
"As Teknopark Istanbul, we have an important potential in the development of new drill ships and aircraft carrier"
Bilal Topçu, General Manager of Teknopark Istanbul, emphasized that the localization rate in the field of defense industry in our country has exceeded 70 percent in recent years and expresses their great pride as the center where Oruç Reis was developed. Topçu continues his words as follows; “As Teknopark Istanbul, we have always been proud to be the R&D and innovation center of the Turkish defense industry. At this point one of our focus areas, we also maritime fact also hosts Turkey's first maritime cluster. The success of our SEFT Denizcilk company, which has recently developed Oruç Reis, makes us proud. As Teknopark Istanbul, we will continue to host projects that will eliminate foreign dependency in all areas of the defense industry. Currently, many local and national maritime projects are being carried out in our technopark, which will create great excitement in the future. I can tell with great enthusiasm that we, as Teknopark Istanbul, have a significant potential in terms of the development of new drilling ships and aircraft carrier, which our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recently voiced. We are sure that our companies will undertake important studies on these issues. As Teknopark Istanbul, we will continue to closely support our companies that increase the national technology capacity of our country and work to eliminate our external dependency in critical technology areas. "