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Turkey Starts Operation of Its Second Floating LNG Unit

Turkey launched the operation of its second floating liquefied natural gas unit on February 7.

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Hapag-Lloyd Recycles Seven More Boxships

Hapag-Lloyd is sending seven older container ships to be recycled in Turkey and China.

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Turkey to Start Work on Kanal Istanbul This Year

Turkey is stepping up its activities aimed at creating a new shipping canal.

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Body Count Rises to Four in Bilal Bal Sinking

Another body of the crew of the sunken cargo ship Bilal Bal has been recovered, bringing the total body count to ...

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Ten Missing after Cargo Ship Sinks off Turkey

Ten seafarers have been reported missing after the Turkey-flagged general cargo ship Bilal Bal sank some seven ...

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Royal Caribbean Cancels 2018 Calls to Turkey

Miami-based cruise company Royal Caribbean International has decided to cancel all calls to Turkey for the 2018 ...

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Cargo Ship Splits in Two off Turkey

The 1975-built general cargo ship Leonardo has split in two while it was anchored off the coast of Kilyos, Turkey. ...

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Milaha Sets Up Reefer Service Between Qatar and Turkey

Marine transport and logistics conglomerate Qatar Navigation (Milaha) has launched the first direct reefer service ...

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Hapag-Lloyd to Double Its Operations in Turkey

German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd expects to increase its presence in the Turkish market after it finalizes the ...

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ClassNK Ventures into Turkish Ship Recycling

Tokyo’s classification society ClassNK has issued a Statement of Compliance (SoC) to a ship recycling ...

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Greek Coast Guard Fires Upon Turkish Cargo Ship

A Turkish general cargo ship has been fired upon by the Greek Coast Guard boat while cruising off the coast of the ...

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Turkish Police Seizes Over 200 Kg of Cocaine aboard Boxship

Turkish police said that it has impounded 212 kilos of pure cocaine aboard a Spanish-flagged container ship in ...

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Over a Ton of Heroin Seized aboard OSV off Turkey

Turkish security forces have seized one tonne and 71 kilograms of heroin on board an offshore supply ...

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NGO: High Accident Rate at Aliaga Shipbreaking Yards

Despite being the preferred option for responsible ship recycling when compared to South Asia’s shipbreaking ...

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Fire aboard Turkish Tanker, Crew Evacuated

A fire broke out on board the Turkish-flagged tanker Izmail 2 on Tuesday evening, March 7 while the ship was at ...

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Turkish Tanker Seized in Libya

Turkey-flagged chemical tanker Haci Telli was seized by Libyan militants after it enter the country’s port of ...

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CMA CGM Enhances Turkey-North Africa Coverage

French container shipping major CMA CGM has launched Turaf Express, a new service linking Turkey, Tunisia and Libya ...

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Spotted: Turkey Opens First Floating LNG Import Terminal

Turkey’s first floating liquefied natural gas import terminal, ETKI LNG terminal, was inaugurated on December ...

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Bulker Suffers Engine Failure in Bosphorus

The Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Anna Smile experienced an engine malfunction around the Kurucesme area ...

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Failed Coup Will Not Delay Bosporus By-Pass Canal Plans

The failed military coup will not delay Turkey’s plans to construct a 48-kilometer ship canal, the Kanal ...

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ISS: Operations at Turkish Straits Uninterrupted

There has been no impact on operations at the Turkish Straits following the attempted coup in Turkey and all ...

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