Turkey accelerates investments for infrastructure such as ports, airports that may increase the export capacity. Within this scope first phase of Istanbul Airport has come into service by 29th October and Turkey as a peninsula, also prepares itself for new ports at its coastline.
Zoning plans for a main container port and shipyard will begin.
Construction of İzmir Çandarlı Container Port and Port of Filyos in Zonguldak will be completed within the next year.
Zoning plans for a transit freight – oriented main container port and shipyard will also begin in East Mediterranean Region.
Constructions that will provide transportation between railroads, highways and ports, will be completed. Port administration will implement a new model of port which may remove disorder and adopt the policies that will be determined by the public, by considering requirements of ports.
Port Investment Authority
Besides this, another step is to implement a “Port Investment Authority”.
Establish the coordination between establishments in authority of shore structures and port investments will bring a holistic view and increase the efficiency as well.
Turkey will build “main ports” in a global scale in order to achieve its 500 billion Dollar export target. Within this scope it will pave the way for marine trade fleet renewal.