In order to increase Turkey’s international awareness in the logistics sector, a transportation corridor and connection routes will be created between the countries around the Black Sea and the Middle East countries.
Turkey will develop alternative routes on European, Mediterranean, Aegean and Black Sea Ro-Ro lines to increase its share in world maritime trade, and will encourage new Ro-Ro line operators to enter the market.
The amount of cargo carried on the sea route will be increased, and thanks to the port capacities to be developed, Turkey’s foreign trade opportunities and capacity will be increased. Port facilities will be improved in line with international standards.
Technological investments will be increased in ports and environmentally friendly practices will be encouraged. Within the scope of sustainability, the number of green ports will be increased by making the port facilities environmentally sensitive.
Renewable energy sources will be used in ports and marinas. In the shipbuilding industry, studies will be carried out in cooperation with the public and private sectors in order to increase the domestic rate of at least 90 percent.
The connection roads and infrastructure works of the Canal Istanbul Project, which will be implemented in order to reduce the ship traffic in the Bosphorus, to increase Turkey’s power due to its geopolitical position, and to ensure the safety of navigation in the Bosphorus, will proceed in line with the planned framework.
A new investment of 21.6 billion dollars will be made on the sea route until 2053
Large-scale transit cargo-oriented container transportation around Türkiye will be supported.
Filyos Port, which is one of the pillars of “3 big port projects in three big seas”, will be completed together with its hinterland.
Çandarlı and Mersin Container Port projects will be implemented with alternative financing methods.
The number of port facilities will be increased to 255 by 2053, and the amount of cargo transported by sea will be increased to 421 million tons (excluding liquid cargo). A new investment of 21.6 billion dollars will be made on the sea route.