Port Finance International has started today in Istanbul.
Turkey"s jeostrategic location" importance is highlighted that positioned new way of transportation of new world after global economic crisis. Turkey as a bridge in both West-East and North-South origin will be more efficient with the rising importance of Mediterranian Sea. At the same time, Turkey will connect Central Asian states to Mediterranian Sea.
With these developments and rising importance Turkey needs more hubs and there are hub projetcs in Candarli, Mersin and Filyos. After those hubs start operation with 185 million ton, Turkey"s transportation capacity will expected to be 500 million ton.
It is also expected that Turkey"s yacth tourism will also increase 20% and reached 50.000.
For quick recovery and development it is supported that both private and public should work together.
Drewry Shipping Consultant Neil Davidson mentions about crisis effects on container volume and how it affects different regions differently and propose a regional recovery dates between 2013 and 2015.