(ANSİAD) 18.Olag meeting on "Logistics Industry and the Port of Antalya in Turkey" were evaluated.
Antalya Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (ANSİAD) 18th Annual meeting of the "Logistics Industry and the Port of Antalya in Turkey" were evaluated.
ANSİAD President H. Ergin Civan, in his speech at the meeting, said that the port plays an important role in Turkey's future. significantly contribute to ports in Turkey pointed out that the export of mercury, "Turkey is targeting exports of $ 2023 billion in 500. This increases the importance of the ports one more time. ”
Noting that Antalya Port is important in terms of tourism and trade, Civan stated that Antalya, which has a different value between Mersin, İzmir and Antalya ports, is a must for a more efficient operation.
Attending the meeting as a guest, Arkas Holding Chairman Lucien Arkas gave information about the history of port transportation and explained that 87 percent of the portable goods in the world today are land-sea and land-rail.
Arkas pointed out that the Port is not sufficiently used in Antalya.
“Railway is a must for Antalya Port to become more functional. All townspeople must insist on rail. It is undoubtedly an expensive investment. So increase your insistence even more. The railway is worth both Antalya and the port Qatar. ”
Stating that Turkey's Arkas has a large surface area, so it was reported that more attention should be given to rail transport.
Emphasizing that Antalya has the necessary potential for development and entrepreneurship, Arkas said, “If you have an airport, it will be a plane, if there is an airplane, it will be a passenger. No company can say 'you find the passenger and I send the plane'. Likewise, the ship calls the load. The cargo cannot bring the ship. If you have a sea, use it. We have to connect Antalya to the world in this way. ”
Noting that Russia bought fresh fruits and vegetables from Antalya, Arkas stated that transportation by container is 2 thousand dollars cheaper than the truck. Explaining that the product goes healthier from the port than the highway, Arkas said that refrigerated containers can be used for cut flowers and citrus fruits.
In order to be successful in exportation, Arkas said that it is necessary to open up to more foreign countries and asked for the cooperation of Antalya investors.
Providing information about Arkas Holding, Arkas noted that 6 thousand 800 people work within its body and that 75 percent of the Turkish container fleet belongs to them.
In addition, Lucien Arkas stated that in Antalya, cruise tourism should be given importance. Arkas says that Antalya has many places to visit,
“Investment is required in Kruvaziver tourism. Make investment, a few tourists will stay here and the tourist who travels the region comes automatically. ”
Source : I www.haberler.co