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  • 10 January 2020

    Three sailors are reported to be missing following a collision in the Istanbul Strait.

  • 8 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Malta-flagged bulker Vitaspirit crashed into a historic building while underway in Istanbul’s Bosphorus strait.

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has decided to launch four new services within the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.  The services in question are the TPS Service, the TBS Service, the WBS Service and the GTS Service and they are expected to commence on May 1, 2017. With the first sailing of MV Diane A ex […]

  • 21 June 2013

    Energy Information Administration (EIA) states that in 2009 in the USA, natural gas accounted for 76% of the residential and commercial sectors’ energy needs, 40% of the industrial sector’s energy needs, 18% of electricity generation and 3% of the transportation sector’s energy needs. Natural gas with roughly half the carbon dioxide emissions as other fossil […]

  • 15 February 2010

    Turkey’s privatisation administration, OIB, has announced that it will be selling the rights to expand and run central Istanbul’s cruise ship port, Galataport. The port is owned by state-owned port operator Turkiye Denizcilik Isletmeleri. Turkish broker, EFG Istanbul Securities, will act as advisers for the sale.

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    While the Turkish shipbuilding industry has closed the gap on the world’s top shipbuilding nations over the past decade, a shaky global economy has weakened the entire industry in recent years. Murat Kiran, the President of the Association of the Turkish Shipbuilding Industry, GISBIR (Türkiye Gemi İnşa Sanayicileri Birliği), gives his opinion on the upturn […]

  • 8 April 2011

    “Turkey is a promising emerging market thanks to its solid economic development, its size and its geographic location. Europort Istanbul 2011 demonstrated the confidence in the recovery of the Turkish shipbuilding industry”, said Raymond Siliakus, Exhibition Director Europort, Ahoy Rotterdam. “The exhibition has again proved its position as the leading international maritime exhibition in Turkey”, […]

  • 24 July 2006

    ISTANBUL, Turkey – It seems a typical scene of urban decay: abandoned buildings, crumbling walls, trash and broken wine bottles. Yet it’s more than 1,500 years old. Engineers uncovered these ruins of an ancient Byzantine port during drilling for a huge underground rail tunnel. Like Romans, Athenians and residents of other great historic cities, the […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC successfully held its second dredging seminar in Istanbul, Turkey on 17 May 2016. The event was hosted by Dutch Consul General Robert Schuddeboom in the historical grounds of the Palais de Hollande in the Beyoğlu area of the city. “We wanted to give our honored guests an insight into equipment selection and cost […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Turkish Government yesterday announced the final route of a new waterway aimed to reduce shipping traffic on the busy Bosphorus Strait – the Kanal Istanbul Project. According to Ahmet Arslan, the Transport and Communications Minister, the canal would begin in the Istanbul district of Kucukcekmece on the Sea of Marmara, where there is already an inland […]

  • 5 April 2007

    Damen has delivered the first new Sea Buses to Istanbul in March 2007. The fast ferries were built under a contract with Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) for delivery of 5 units in total. Following sea trials and technical acceptance at Damen’s yard in Singapore, the first 2 ferries were shipped on a carrier and handed […]

  • 4 December 2012

      Cargo ship Volgo Balt 199 sank in the Black Sea near the Turkish city of Istanbul. Three of twelve crew members that were reported missing have been saved, while nine are still searched after, BBC reports. The ship sank off the town of Sile on Istanbul’s coast due to stormy weather. “We confirmed that […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, is presenting its BD excavator dredging head at this week’s Europort Show in Istanbul (11-14th March). The dredging head can be used with all types of hydraulic excavators, either land-based or floating ones. It is especially suited to work in narrow canals, small reservoirs or harbors where only a few thousand […]

  • 12 August 2007

    Turkish ferry and a Ukrainian-flagged cargo ship have collided off Istanbul, injuring at least 30 people, Turkish media report. Ambulances rushed to the quayside after the crash in the Sea of Marmara. The ferry docked at Yenikapi pier.

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the largest airport in the world, the new Istanbul airport, is currently underway.  The airport, located in Arnavutköy district on the European side of Istanbul, is being constructed by a consortium called IGA, which is formed by Cengiz, MAPA, Limak, Kolin and Kalyon. On the north side of the airport a harbor is being constructed […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Although an official tender for the project has not been conducted, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he is in talks with representatives from the companies that will carry out the Kanal Istanbul project. According to a Turkish media, the Kanal Istanbul project will be built on the European side of the city, connecting the Black […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Islands-flagged King Edward lost power in the Bosporus strait and was carried dangerously close to the coast by strong currents before the crew managed to anchor the 182-meter tanker, The Daily Sabah reports. The 2004-built tanker was on its way from Italy to Russia’s Black Sea Kavkaz port when it suffered suspected engine failure […]

  • 20 February 2013

    The first ever research vessel built in Turkey named RV ‘TUBITAK Marmara’, was launched on Sunday, Feb. 17th, in Istanbul. The vessel, 41.2 meters long and 9.5 meters wide, was designed by Soyaslan Marine, indigenously developed and built at the Çeksan Shipyard in Tuzla, Istanbul. Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Nihat Ergün, Minister of […]

  • 13 March 2007

    Following the launch in December of “Osman Gazi-1”, the first of two Auto Express 88 fast car ferries for the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, an Inaugural Voyage for Representatives of the Operating Cities of Turkey was held on Monday 12th March 2007. This was to commemorate the successful completion of sea trials prior to the ferry […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Liberia-flagged tanker SCF Khibiny that ran aground at the Bosphorus anchorage on June 18th near Istanbul, Turkey has refloated on her own. The 275 meter-long tanker got rounded while proceeding for operations during her southbound transit, GAC informed. The tanker, owned by Russian shipping company Sovcomflot, refloated using her own power on June 2o and proceeded to the port of […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The first ever research vessel built in Turkey named RV ‘TUBITAK Marmara’, was launched on Sunday, Feb. 17th, in Istanbul. The vessel, 41.2 meters long and 9.5 meters wide, was designed by Soyaslan Marine, indigenously developed and built at the Çeksan Shipyard in Tuzla, Istanbul. Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Nihat Ergün, Minister of […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    SK Engineering and Construction (SK E&C) has opened an undersea tunnel connecting Europe and Asia. The Eurasia Tunnel is a 5.4 km long twin-deck submarine tunnel that connects Turkish Istanbul through the Bosphorus to the continental Asia. The opening ceremony, that took place in Istanbul, was attended by government officials including Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, […]