With the start of the passage of wagons loaded from Marmaray, the first uninterrupted export from Anatolia to Tekirdağ was realized. With the ceremony organized with the participation of Governor Yıldırım, the first export material loaded container trucks to be transported from Tekirdağ Train Station to ASYAPORT port was loaded on the trucks and headed for ASYAPORT Port.
Speaking at the ceremony, Governor Yıldırım said: “Today is a historical day for Tekirdağ, Ahmet Soyuer Bey provides serious added value to both Tekirdağ and the country's economy. It is the first time that cargo is carried by containers. The containers here can now be shipped to all corners of the world by loading the ships from ASYAPORT Port. In fact, this is our first train to Süleymanpaşa, but the second train used by ASYAPORT came to Çorlu, the previous train. In the train coming to Çorlu, the materials required for production by a firm in the European Free Zone were provided. After these trains will create more added value we will see more and our Turkey. I thank Ahmet Soyuer Bey before all of you. The port will grow, a lot of work has been done on it. I hope when grown Tekirdag, Turkey will provide more added value. Our Tekirdağ is a province with a capacity to become a logistics base in the future. We endeavor to make Tekirdağ a logistics center with our institutions. ” said.
The ceremony ended after the sacrifice and prayers.
In addition to the Governor Yıldırım, Tekirdağ Deputies Çiğdem Koncagül, İlhami Özcan Aygun, Tekirdağ Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Kadir Albayrak, TCDD 1st Regional Director Levent Meriçli, Süleymanpaşa District Governor Harun Kaya, Provincial Gendarmerie Commander Sd. Albi. Osman Kılıç, Provincial Police Chief Mehmet Erduğan, Süleymanpaşa Mayor Cüneyt Yüksel, Trakya Development Agency Secretary General Mahmut Şahin participated.