Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu said, “Filyos Port, which will be the most important sea gate of the Black Sea hinterland when completed, will carry Zonguldak to its deserved place at this point and make it the center of regional maritime trade. It will become the main export center of not only Zonguldak, but also all Western Black Sea and Central Anatolia, especially Karabük and Bartın, ”he said.
Minister Karaismailoğlu came to Zonguldak for a series of visits and examinations. Minister Karaismailoğlu, who examined the construction works of Filyos Port on site, stated that Filyos Port will develop the region from the first day it was put into service; Stating that it will make a great contribution to the economy and employment; made important statements to the press.
"Filyos Port will carry both the region and the country further in the field of logistics"
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Karaismailoğlu said, “When completed, Filyos Port, which will be the most important sea gate of the Black Sea hinterland, will carry Zonguldak to its deserved place at this point and make it the center of regional maritime trade. When Filyos Port is put into service, it will be the new address for large-tonnage vessels with an annual container handling capacity of 25 million tons. It will become the main export center of not only Zonguldak, but also all Western Black Sea and Central Anatolia, especially Karabük and Bartın, ”he said.
"It will ease the burden of Marmara Ports and Straits"
Minister Karaismailoğlu; As the transfer center of the combined transportation chain between Russia, the Balkans and the Middle East countries, Filyos Port takes the cargo of the whole region from the Black Sea; He announced that it will move to Russia, the Balkans and even the Scandinavian countries.
Karaismailoğlu continued his statements as follows:
“It will ease the burden of Marmara Ports and Straits. It will even reduce the threat faced by the Straits due to increased ship traffic. As of now, our port, whose infrastructure realization rate has reached 99.5 percent throughout the project; With a 14-meter-deep dock, it will serve General Cargo ships of 70 thousand tons of weight and Container ships of 8 thousand TEU, a dock of 19 meters and Dry Cargo ships of 180 thousand tons of weight and Container ships of 14 thousand TEUs. At the same time, 13 ships of different sizes can be handled. "
"Logistic support for natural gas works will be provided from our Filyos port"
Stating that Filyos Port will undertake another important mission, Minister Karaismailoğlu conveyed the following information:
“After the discovery of natural gas that made us happy with the nation, the area allocated to our port for TPAO to benefit from the Filyos Port and its back field has also expanded. Logistic support for natural gas works will be provided from our port. Filyos Port will develop our region from the first day it is put into service and will make a great contribution to the economy and employment. You need to establish the connection roads of this port in the best way. With the Filyos Port and Filyos Industrial Zone Junction Line Project, we will build 12 km of railway and 4,5 km of highway. "
Minister Karaismailoğlu, also expressing his sorrow for the death of Ferdi Smart, correspondent of Anadolu Agency Zonguldak; He offered his condolences to all his relatives and Anadolu Agency.
Minister Karaismailoğlu, who will continue his visits within the scope of the Zonguldak program, will visit Zonguldak Governorship, Mithatpaşa Tunnels Construction Site, Zonguldak Municipality, AK Party Zonguldak Provincial Presidency, and will make examinations at Kozlu Bridge Junction and Bülent Ecevit Bridge Interchange.