The annual number of passengers carried by İZDENİZ has increased by 2013 million since 2,5; Before the end of 2018, the "16 million threshold" was exceeded for the first time. You Izdemir, Turkey's youngest and most modern fleet started to serve the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, has achieved an increase in the number of passengers visibly. Thanks to the 2014 cruise ships that have been put into service since 15, both voyage times have been shortened and comfort has increased. The number of cruise passengers, which was 2013 million in 13.5, reached 9 million with the opening of Çakabey and 2014 September in 14.8. With the completion of the fleet, a significant increase was achieved in the number of passengers transported by ships. In addition to the speed, safety and comfort of the new ships, the convenience it provides to disabled and elderly passengers, the increase in the number of voyages and the number of piers have also been effective in this increase.
16 was the millionth passenger
IZDENIZ, because the number of passengers carried in 2018 reaches 16 million Karşıyaka Held a surprise ceremony at the pier. Unaware of everything, Neslihan Özkan, who boarded the 14.30 Konak ferry for his brother's surgery, was shocked when he saw the D 16 millionth passenger li and saw ”hand-flowered” İZDENİZ officials in the face. Stating that he lives in Buca but prefers ferry transportation whenever he finds the opportunity, Özkan said, “New generation ships are both comfortable and very fast. Even if I don't have a job, I travel by ferry to breathe the sea air. This is really a great chance for the people of Izmir. I would like to thank Izmir Metropolitan Municipality for this service ”.
The number of passengers is such a plus
2013 million 13 in 500, 2014 million 14 in 800, 2015 million in 14 300 in 2016, 14 in 800 million 2017 in 15, 900 in 2018 16 1 ships in XNUMX XNUMX thousand passengers, XNUMX exceeded the XNUMX million threshold for the first time before XNUMX year. The number of vehicles transported on İZDENİZ ferryboats recently exceeded the XNUMX million limit.
Modern and safe ships
While 15 out of 13 cruise ships manufactured by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality in Yalova within the scope of the "Sea Transportation Development Project" were designed for inland gulf voyages, İhsan Alyanak and Prof. Dr. Aziz Sancar ships were built in accordance with the High Speed Boat (HSC) code. Both ships reaching a speed of 30 knots are capable of international voyage.
Ships can go 400 miles without refueling. 400 passenger and 4 passenger wheeled passenger capacity are more than steel, lighter than aluminum, more durable, longer life and operating costs are produced from carbon composite materials. Ships with full electronic control system and maneuverability capability, in this way, can perform berthing and landing in short time.
Its comfortable and ergonomic seats provide a wide seat distance. For the visually impaired passengers there is also a feelable surface and embossed warning and direction signs written in Braille alphabet where necessary. Another feature of the ships is the availability of 10 bicycle parking spaces and independent pet cages.
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality offers comfortable transportation service with 3 passenger car ships with superior features added to its fleet within the scope of the "Sea Transportation Development Project".