Minister Karaismailoğlu, who attended the meeting of the İMEAK Chamber of Shipping, stated that they would include the entire Marmara Sea within the scope of ship traffic services and talked about the Kanal Istanbul Project.
Karaismailoğlu said, “5 new service areas will be created by means of 2 new traffic monitoring stations. With this work, it will be able to be watched in the ship traffic in Kanal Istanbul, which we will start the construction of soon. "The statistical data of the amount of dangerous cargo will be determined with the inspection of the ships passing through the straits."
Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure; He attended the meeting of the Chamber of Shipping in Istanbul, Marmara, Aegean, Mediterranean, Black Sea (İMEAK). Karaismailoğlu; During the meeting, where the possibilities, capabilities, needs and problems of maritime were discussed in detail, he made important statements about the Kanal Istanbul Project.
"We aim to increase the localization rate in shipbuilding from 60 percent to the 80 percent band"
Stating that they have increased the number of shipyards from 37 to 84 in the last nineteen years, Minister Karaismailoğlu said that they aim to increase the localization rate in shipbuilding from 60 percent to 80 percent. Karaismailoğlu, "according to the 500 gross tons ship recycling-related data via ship, Turkey leader in Europe with 2019 million gross tons in 1,1, was ranked in the 3.nc the world. This amount increased to 2020 million gross tons in 1,5. We became 4th in the world rankings. Our country, the world's leading yacht manufacturer, ranks 2020rd in the world in 3 mega yacht projects, ”he said.
"We will give an average of 5 million lira incentives to 5 new ships to be built annually."
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they increased the amount of cargo handled at ports in 2003 from 190 million tons to 496 million tons; he spoke as follows:
“While the number of vehicles transported on international regular Ro-Ro lines was 2003 thousand 220 in 345, it reached 504 thousand 752 vehicles. Turkey's maritime value of the total trade of $ 2003 billion in 57, while, in 2020, raised 215,8 billion. We have provided TL 17 billion worth of SCT support to the maritime industry in the last 8,6 years. While container transportation in the world shrank by 2020 percent in 4, it has not shrunk or even increased with the measures we have taken. "
Karaismailoğlu also said, “The Scrapped Turk Bayraklı We prepared the Regulation on Incentives for Building New Ships Instead of Ships. With the regulation to be published, we will give an average of 5 million lira incentives to 5 ships to be newly built, starting with the oldest ships. In addition, we will support the ships to be built instead of the small boats carrying cabotage transportation in the Sea of Marmara ”.
"We added the fields of our ships operating in the Eastern Mediterranean to our Blue Homeland"
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they will implement the "Maritime Safety Training Center" in order to train seafarers in a modern training center and that they will reduce foreign dependency in marine education with the training center that will start the feasibility project this month. Underlining that the “2023 Million Amateur Sailors Project by 1” has progressed despite the pandemic conditions, Karaismailoğlu stated that more than 832 thousand people have been given amateur seafarer certificates within the scope of the project and that the determined target will be achieved ahead of time.
Karaismailoğlu said, “We added our search and rescue responsibility area in the Blue Homeland to the search areas of our national ships operating in the Eastern Mediterranean. We have added a virtual satellite transmitter simulator to our International Satellite Based Sea and Air Search and Rescue System. This system exists in only 3 countries in the world. We serve Georgia, Ukraine, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan as a coordinator country for search and rescue ”.
“5 new service areas will be created by means of 2 new traffic surveillance stations. With this study, Kanal Istanbul can be watched in ship traffic "
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that the systems that were put into service in the Straits in 2003, in the Gulf of Izmit in 2016, in the Gulf of Izmir in 2018 and finally in Mersin in 2019 will be renewed with local systems, and the local and national software will soon be in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. and the Eastern Mediterranean Vessel Traffic Services Project, which will cover the Eastern Mediterranean. Karaismailoğlu said, “In addition, we will include the entire Marmara Sea within the scope of ship traffic services. 5 new service areas will be created by means of 2 new traffic surveillance stations. With this work, it will be able to be watched in the ship traffic in Kanal Istanbul, which we will start the construction of soon. "The statistical data of the amount of dangerous cargo will be determined with the inspection of the ships passing through the straits."
"Considering the growing trade volume, the importance and urgency of Kanal Istanbul will be seen."
Turkey between Europe and the Far East than the fastest, safest, shortest line on a powerful and economical transition and logistics center Karaismailoğlu Minister stated that Turkey's key point for the Central Corridor of the Suez Canal Stating that the transportation time is approximately 15 days shorter than the following South Corridor; He completed his explanations as follows:
“Istanbul, located on the North-South line of the Middle Corridor, is one of the focal points of world trade. Today, 12 percent of the trade volume, which is 90 billion tons, is transported by sea. We foresee that the world trade volume will be 2030 billion tons in 25 and 2050 billion tons in 90. Considering the growing trade volume and developing trade routes in the world, the importance and urgency of Kanal Istanbul will be seen. The existing ports of our country will increase the power and efficiency in the Black Sea with Kanal Istanbul, as well as port investments such as Rize-Iyidere and Filyos. We will continue to take every precaution to protect our throats, which are the pupils of our country. "