What is the width of the Channel Istanbul?

The tender for the Kanal Istanbul project will be held at the earliest in the second half of next year. Survey project studies will be completed in the first half of the year. With the completed studies, the channel width according to the size of the ship can find 600 meters

The Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications accelerated the work for Kanal Istanbul. The study of the project has reached a certain stage. An intensive activity is being carried out in the region where the canal will pass for the study. This study is expected to be completed in the first half of next year. It is calculated that the tender for the construction of the project can be made in the second half of the year.

In accordance with the contract signed by the Ministry of Transport on 3 July, the studies on the route of Kanal Istanbul have reached a certain stage. In this context, most of the 162 ground drillings have been completed. According to the report of Olcay Aydilek from Newspaper Habertürk, water hydrodynamics and flow regimes in the Black Sea, Marmara and Aegean seas were examined. Some evaluations were made for the ecological, environmental and engineering EIA impact analysis. The survey process is expected to be completed in all aspects in the first half of the year.


Following the completion of these studies, a feasibility report will be prepared. Details of the expropriation process will be determined. Tender files will be prepared for the construction works of the project. At this stage, the financing model will be determined. Build-operate (BOT) or build-operatedevelopment (BOT) models will be preferred. It is stated that the tender for the project can be held in the second half of the year.


The channel will be approximately 43 kilometers long between the Black Sea and Marmara. The west of the third airport in the Black Sea is envisaged for the entrance of the channel. It will end in the region where Küçükçekmece Lake is located in Marmara.

The width of the channel is also working. According to the size of the vessel, the width of the channel can reach 500 or even 600 meters. The sources stated that there are some studies on this subject and said, bir There is an alternative study regarding the ships that will use the channel. The final decision on this issue will be political will ”.

Source : I www.haberturk.co

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