Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, to turn people's face to the sea, to see beyond the horizon to provide basic training programs for amateur maritime, said: 650 of our republic. We aim to reach this number to 100 million until 2023, which is the year of the year. ”
Turhan, pointing out that Turkey's future is in the navy, "we must turn our face to the sea literally." He said.
Throughout history, those countries landlocked striking Turhan always be more advantageous for Turkey, he said that it has one of the world's largest geographical sea potential.
Turhan, Turkey, as well as having the potential of marine-derived natural wealth of the world sea transport in highlighting that there should be one of the key countries, "Three our side surrounded by the sea but it is also open alone can not provide benefits to anyone in this case." He said.
Turhan said that the share of the sea transportation in the world transportation is 84, and that the transportation of a product by sea is more economical than 3 floor, 7 floor compared to road, 21 floor than air way.
Turhan in world trade, expressed sea transportation is very decisive, thanks to the vision of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the last 16 years, Turkey's among the shipping in the leading countries of the world, although not included in the blacklist of ships before 2002 today noted that in the whitelist.
“There is abundance, abundance and future at sea”
Turhan stated that the maritime fleet capacity grew by 2008 more than the world maritime fleet in spite of the global crisis at 75 and 2002 in the world. Located in Turkey today 17 of the maritime fleet. 15 in the world yacht production of the country. said that the brand has become a queue.
Turhan pointed out that the number of shipyards in 2003, which was 37, increased to 78 and said, uk We have turned the face of our people and our industry into the sea again. Because there is abundance, abundance and future at sea. The maritime sector has to integrate with its physical infrastructure as well as human power. Esinde Minister Turhan, the number of 'Amateur Seaman Certificate' issued to date, reported that the number approached 650.
“Our free trainings continue”
Minister Turhan, the Republic 100. Until 2023, which is the anniversary, 1 expressed that they want to prepare an Amateur Seaman Certificate with education by infusing maritime culture to million citizens and achieving the goal of millet seaman nation, seaman country ”.
Turhan reiterated that they gave basic education programs about amateur maritime for the purpose of turning people's faces into seas and seeing beyond the horizon.
“With the applications made to the 71 port authority and the central organization of our Ministry, we have given almost one thousand 'Amateur Seaman Certificates' to the 650. 100 of our republic. We aim to increase this number to 2023 million by the year 1. For this, in addition to the electronic training program, there are theoretical and practical training programs at the port offices and the central organization of our Ministry. Those who pass the exam after the training are given this document. ”