Amphibious warship put to sea Turkey plans to build seven more fast amphibious military ships like the Ç-151 launched in Istanbul yesterday. Turkey has built the first of its eight fast amphibious military ships, model Ç-151, which complies with NATO standards. These assault ships are being built as part of the “Landing Craft Tank” (LCT) project. Ç-151 was put to sea March 9, at the shipyard of Anadolu Ters ...
Turkish defense contractor signs 95 mln euro deal in submarine project.. Turkish defense contractor Aselsan has signed a 95.5 million euro agreement with HDW/MFI Business Partnership in a submarine construction project, Aselsan said in regulatory filing on Wednesday. The agreement involves the construction of submarines for the Turkish Naval Forces with air independent propulsions (AIP) at Turkey's Golcuk N ...Read more ›
Four Turkish businessmen are in competition to purchase the Cyrus One, the most expensive yacht at 20 million Euros, out of 386 boats on display at the International Istanbul Shop&Miles Boatshow. Opening its doors to sea enthusiasts for the 30th time, the International Istanbul Shop&Miles Boatshow, has 386 sailboats, motor yachts, catamarans and mega yachts ranging from 3-58 meters in length on disp ...Read more ›
Turkey ranks third in the world in fruitful mega yacht making business after Holland and Italy, with a 9 percent market share, according to a local professional. Only 10 Turkish shipyards produce mega yachts, or ‘expensive toys’, as Sonay Günay of Turkey’s 777 Tacht Group calls them.Turkey has sailed ahead of many European countries as a leader in the mega yacht building and marketing race, as remarkable gr ...Read more ›
It is impossible for the shipbuilding industry to reach desired level without reducing dependence on imports. The industry aims to supply majority of 3,000 pieces of different inputs provided currently by imports, within the country and to develop R&D. The industry is continuing efforts to establish a "ship equipment specialized zone" to bring the domestic equipment production to the desired level. Turk ...Read more ›