It was stated that as a result of the studies of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, the first Ro-Ro voyage from the reopened Izmir Alsancak Port is planned to be made to the Spanish port of Tarragona on Friday, 5 February 2020; It makes an important contribution to Turkey's economy Sakarya and Ro-Ro port of Constanta Romania from the time of the industrial hinterland of Kocaeli Karasu Port were reported to have planned the February 3, 2021, Wednesday.
Work on opening new Ro-Ro lines will continue
In the statement made by the Ministry; While it is stated that the effective use of Ro-Ro transportation, which has many advantages, is among the best practices of combined transportation in terms of shifting the possible road traffic to the sea, increasing exports and contributing to the country's economy; It was stated that the Ministry continues to work intensively on the opening of new Ro-Ro lines, and it is planned that the transport and logistics sector and its exporters will benefit from these new lines.
Provides significant flexibility and cost advantage to exporters
By increasing the share of the widespread use of Ro-Ro transportation in the total transportation of exports by sea; In the statement, which emphasized that a significant flexibility and cost advantage was provided to exporters; The following statements were included:
“As a result of the studies carried out by our Ministry, İzmir Alsancak Port Ro-Ro transportation has been reopened. It is considered that this decision will positively reflect on the business of companies engaged in foreign trade and logistics and will accelerate our country's economy, and the first Ro-Ro voyage from TCDD Alsancak Port is planned to be made to Tarragona port of Spain on Friday, 5 February 2020.
"Our Ministry is planning intensive efforts of our country makes an important contribution to Turkey's economy to provide a significant contribution to our shippers who transport to Europe Sakarya and Kocaeli industrial zone to the hinterland with Karasu Port of Romania's Constanta port Ro-Ro time of the February 3, 2021 canceled on Wednesday."