Arkas TURMEPA II waste collection boat has opened the season as of June by taking all hygiene measures. Arkas TURMEPA II, whose responsibility in Çeşme bays has increased with the increasing interest in boat tourism, has taken on a faster and more environmentally friendly structure with its new main engine and generators. It is predicted that there will be an increase in the waste intake of the boat, which will serve 6 days a week.
Arkas TURMEPA II waste collection boat, built and operated by Arkas Holding, as part of the social responsibility project realized in 2006 in cooperation with Arkas Holding and DenizTemiz Association / TURMEPA, which strives to raise awareness with the motto "If there is a sea, there is life", is to protect the sea before it becomes polluted, in its 15th year. continues. The boat started to work with the start of June. Arkas TURMEPA II waste collection boat provides service 6 days a week at Aya Yorgi Bay, Hacettepe Bay, Bademli Bay, Dalyan Kocakarı Bay and Çeşme Central Port. Answering incoming calls between 09.00 and 18.00, the boat takes the waste and ensures that it is evacuated. Instead of dumping the waste into the sea, all you have to do is call Arkas Turmepa II boat, go to the place across the boat, pick up the waste and deliver it to the waste centers.
Innovative Change at Arkas TURMEPA II
The main engine and generators on Arkas TURMEPA II were renewed this year to provide faster service. Thanks to the technological change, the boat will consume less fuel. Thus, fuel consumption will be saved. With its new main engine and generators, the boat will serve with a more environmentally friendly structure.
Helped Keep 14,5 Million Liters of Seawater Clean
The amount of wastewater collected by the Arkas TURMEPA II waste collection vessel since 2006 has reached 1.8 million liters. This amount is equivalent to the volume of approximately 95 thousand carboys. 14.5 million liters of sea water was also kept clean. The boat collected 2020 thousand liters of waste in the 90 summer season and thus kept 720 thousand liters of sea water clean.
Arkas TURMEPA II will continue to protect the sea in Çeşme bays throughout the summer season.