Turkey has many ports because it has many ports. Ports in Turkey are very important for exports. Maritime transportation is one of the most preferred transportation methods in foreign trade. Transportation from one country to another by sea is much easier and faster. The development of Turkish ports has led Turkey to have an active role in foreign trade.

Ports are places where goods are loaded onto ships and ships depart. Therefore, the high number of ports in Turkey shows that this country is important in exports. There are 11 big ports in Turkey. As Turkish ports are extremely large and developed, they are the biggest factor in exporting many products. Ports in Turkey are very important for Turkey's international trade relations.

Since Turkey is a peninsula, it has large ports in every coastal region. There are the largest ports in the Black Sea, Aegean, Marmara and Mediterranean. These ports are privately owned ports or state-owned ports. Each of these ports is extremely important for the maritime transport sector. As Oden Logistics, we have been serving all over Turkey in this sector for many years. We have connections with all Turkish ports. Our operations team works hard for all kinds of international transportation for our customers.

Logistics Ports in Turkey and Their Features

Ambarli Port

Ambarlı port is one of the important Turkish ports. Ambarli port is in Istanbul. Ambarli port is the largest port in Turkey. The area, location and development of the ports are very important for a perfect loading and transportation. Since Ambarli port is also large and advanced in terms of equipment, cargoes can be loaded and unloaded easily.

Ambarli Port is developing more and more day by day thanks to natural gas. Ambarlı port, one of the most important places in Istanbul, is among the highest quality ports in the world. The containerized cargo movement of Ambarli port has a capacity of 1.9 million. This is a very remarkable capacity for international ports.

Antalya Port

Antalya Port is another important port in Turkey. This port is in the city of Antalya in the south of the country. Antalya harbor also has a very large area. The tourism sector is largely effective in the development of Antalya's port. Antalya port is mostly preferred as a yacht port and marina port. Antalya port, which has no connection with the railway, is very popular among the ports in Turkey.

Bandirma Port

Bandırma port has a smaller usage area than Ambarli Port. This port is mostly preferred for boron loading. Boron mined and processed in Turkey is loaded into containers at this port. Bandırma port is an important port for safe loading and transportation.

Iskenderun Port

Iskenderun Port is one of the best-known ports in Turkey. Iskenderun Port has many functions in the maritime transport sector. Iskenderun Port is one of the most developed ports in the country. It has the widest port feature in terms of continental shelf in Turkey.

Iskenderun Port has been preferred by heavy cargo ships in recent years. Heavy cargo ships can be loaded easily because it is an extremely wide port.  The developments in the iron and steel industry have a positive effect on the development of Iskenderun Port.

Istanbul Port

Istanbul Port is the most geopolitically important port among Turkish ports. The most important feature of Istanbul port is that its trade volume is much higher than other Turkish ports. Since Istanbul is one of the most important cities not only in Turkey but also in the world, the trade volume in Istanbul is very high. Istanbul Port is mostly preferred when buying and selling goods to another country by maritime.

Izmir Port

Izmir port is among the top export ports because its hinterland port is quite wide. Izmir port has a different feature, which is that it has railway transportation. Thanks to the railway, foreign trade is faster and easier.  You can contact us to get information about the loadings in Izmir port, which is developing day by day.

Izmit Port

Izmit port, which is the second in the list of the most developed Turkish ports, is often preferred. Almost all of the oil refinery is in the port of Izmit. Many shipyards in the port also contribute to the development of the port.

Mersin Port

Mersin port has a great importance for Turkey. It is located within the borders of the free trade zone. Mersin port is mostly preferred for oil trade.

Samsun Port

Samsun port is in the Black Sea region and has a very wide hinterland. There are many kinds of transportation possibilities on Samsun port. It is developing its features day by day.

Sinop Port

The important feature of the port of Sinop is that it is the only natural port among the ports in the Black Sea region. This port has the narrowest hinterland.

Trabzon Port

Trabzon port is in the Black Sea region. Iran is on the transit trade route. There is no railway transportation facility in Trabzon port. At the same time, Trabzon Port has a narrow hinterland.

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