It has been reported that 30 percent of the filling works have been completed in the Logistics Center project to be built in the Iyidere district of Rize. The filling works of the Logistics Center project, which will be built on 20 million tons of sea filling in Iyidere district, continue without slowing down. During the filling works of the project, which will be built on the sea fill, 20 thousand tons of material has been poured into the sea per day and filled with 5 million tons of stone in total. The project, which will cost 1 billion 370 million TL, is expected to be completed by the end of 2023. With the launch of the Logistics Port, 3 million tons of cargo, 8 million tons of bulk cargo and 100 thousand tons of container transportation will contribute 200 million dollars a year to regional trade and 450 million dollars to subsidiary employment.
“Logistics center will be one of the most important trade centers connecting Turkey to Central Asia”
Stating that with the completion of the logistics center, it will become one of the most important trade centers connecting Turkey to Central Asia, Rize Governor Kemal Ceber said, “Work continues as planned in our Logistics Port area, we exceeded the level of 30 percent in filling operations. Since our sensitivity there, our filling material comes from a certain distance, we prioritize life safety, so we put safety first, rather than speed. We try to complete it within the planned time. When our logistics center is finished, it will be one of the most important trade centers connecting Turkey to Central Asia. When it first opens, it will be a center where 2 thousand people are employed together with its multipliers after 20 thousand, where a very serious trade and industrial activity is carried out.
“In the first stage of the organized industry, all the parcels were filled”
Governor Ceber, who said that all the parcels were filled in the first stage of the organized industry, said, “We will move some institutions in Rize, especially the Customs Directorate. The activities in the industrial area, which has been determined as much as in Güneyce, will be continued in accordance with the nature and sensitivities of this place, integrated into the logistics center. All the parcels in the first stage of our organized industry have been filled. In its second phase, its expropriation is at the level of 2 percent. Next year, we will start parcel allocations there as well. 97 will be there in our parcels. It will contribute to our employment, tourism, capital and trade.”
Günceleme: 11/10/2022 12:14