The Kolektor CPG-Yapı Merkezi-Özaltın Consortium won the 2st part of the tenders held in two parts by the 1TDK Company established by the Slovenian State to realize the double track project of the Divaca-Koper Railway, which is the largest infrastructure project in Slovenia. The Contract for the 2nd Part of the project, whose tender was previously completed, was signed on 31 March. The signing ceremony of the Contract for the First Part was held on May 5, 2021. Thus, Kolektor CPG-Yapı Merkezi-Özaltın Consortium was entitled to perform all the construction works of the project with a total cost of 628 million 363 thousand Euros. The ceremony was attended by the representatives of Slovenian and Turkish partners, Slovenian Infrastructure Minister Jernej Vrtovec, 2TDK Director Pavla Hevke, Yapı Merkezi Construction Board Chairman Başar Arıoğlu, Yapı Merkezi Holding CEO Aslan Uzun, Özaltın COO Ahmet Düren, Collector CPG Director Kristjan Mugerli ' was held with the participation of.
In his speech at the signing ceremony, Başar Arıoğlu stated that Slovenia is an important transit route for European trade and that this project was carried out to strengthen the Central and Southern Europe connection of Koper Port and continued his words as follows: “Success is great in this project that we have been following for more than ten years. it was a happiness. In March, we won the SECTION 2 tender for the Divaca-Koper Railway, which is of particular importance to us as it is the second project we will realize in Europe after our ongoing project in Sweden. It is a source of happiness and pride for me to take part in these national projects that will contribute greatly to the economic development of Slovenia, of which I am the Honorary Consul. We will successfully fulfill our mission with a dedicated teamwork with our Slovenian and Turkish partners, worthy of the trust placed in us. We plan to start our PART 1 studies within 6 weeks and complete within 40 months. "
In his speech at the ceremony, Yapı Merkezi Holding CEO Aslan Uzun said, “We will open a tunnel with a total of 403 meters of Blasting New Austria Method within the scope of the PART 613 project of the Divaca-Koper Railway, whose contract value is 361 million 1 thousand 25 Euros. The cross section of the main line and service tunnels will be 463 m69 in size. Together with the tunnels in PART 2, we will open a total of 2 thousand 37 meters of tunnel in this beautiful country of Europe. While tunnels were opened in the limestone-based karstic rock formations unique to the Alps, which are evaluated with a high degree of difficulty in the field of tunnel engineering, at the same time, all the plans were made to protect the environment in the works to be carried out in the world-famous forests of Slovenia.