Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Environmental Protection and Control Department continues to detect and punish marine pollution in ships in the sea area of the Gulf of Izmit. In this context, seaplanes and sea plants pollute the sea in the control of the immediate intervention. In the 2017 year, 14 ships were subject to administrative sanction decision totaling 925 Thousand TRY. 2006 aboard the 438 has received a total of 14,5 Million TL administrative sanction.
SUPERVISION WITH MARINE AIRCRAFT
Metropolitan Municipality, by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization in accordance with the Environmental Law 2872 2006 with the authority given in the Gulf of Izmit waste and harmful effects of the application continues. The seaplane, which is rented for environmental protection works, especially with sea pollution, provides security at sea and on land. Thanks to the seaplane, the Gulf can be observed continuously, and the images of the ships that leave their waste to the sea are not taken and no objection is made.
INSPECTION WITH CONTROL BOATS
With the authorization of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Environmental Protection and Control Department, sea pollution control from ships and other marine vehicles has been carried out by means of control boats since 2006. "L. 8 / 7 routinely controls the Gulf of Izmit with control boats named Control-24 ezi and rutin Reis Bey Kontrol. However; Since the 2007, airborne inspections have been carried out with sea control aircraft in order to determine the factors causing marine pollution caused by ships and sea vehicles.
Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Environmental Protection and Control Department teams, all the elements that cause pollution in the Gulf of Izmit identified by coordination of technical personnel, if necessary, the work carried out with teams on land are supported. Control Boats and Seaplanes, marine vehicles, streams, coastal facilities and industrial facilities are checked and the factors causing pollution are determined. The negativities seen during the inspections are reported to land and sea crews who are carrying out their inspection activities.
438 SHIPPING 14,5 MILLION TL CRIMINAL
As a result of routine inspections of 7 / 24 for marine pollution caused by ships and other marine vehicles; In the 2017 year, 14 ships were subject to administrative sanction decision totaling 925 Thousand TRY. 2006 aboard the 438 has received a total of 14,5 Million TL administrative sanction. As a result of the effective audit activities carried out in the Gulf of Izmit, the criminal proceedings against ships and sea vehicles were observed to be a deterrent. There is a decrease in the amount of punishment cut by the first years with the increase of strict inspections.