İzmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer welcomed the first passengers of the Passport Pier, which was renovated and put into service again, with a daffodil flower purchased from producers from Karaburun.
Passport Pier, which was renovated by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality on October 29, has been put into service again. İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Secretary General Dr. Buğra Gökçe, Deputy Secretary General Eser Atak and İZDENİZ General Manager Ümit Yılmaz welcomed them. President Soyer, Prof. Dr. Aziz Sancar gave the passengers who came to the pier on the ferry, bouquets of daffodils bought by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality from producers from Karaburun. The passengers, who saw President Soyer in front of them, lived together in happiness and surprise.
The aim is to transfer road traffic to the sea
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer said that the renovation at the Passport Pier, which serves an average of 2 passengers a day, cost approximately 500 million 1 thousand TL and that the works were completed before the foreseen date, and said, “Our goal is to make the road transport in the city as light as possible. existed from the very beginning. Our aim is to transfer more road traffic to the sea. Therefore, we continue to work on both new piers and improving existing piers. Passport Pier was one of our most critical points. "It has needed such a restoration for a long time," he said.
Floating dock was used temporarily
Since the start of the renovation on October 29, service at the pier has been provided from the temporary floating pier. Within the scope of the works, bearing steel constructions, wooden floor coverings and guardrails on the pedestrian road providing access to the scaffold were renewed. All wooden floor coverings and balustrades in the area where the ships approach were also meticulously overhauled.
The floating dock, which serves temporarily, will return to Urla after the weather conditions improve.