ANY TYPE OF GOODS THAT ARE PRODUCED IN AND AROUND BALIKESİR CAN BE SHIPPED EASILY. ONE MILLION TONS OF SHIPPING CAPACITY IS GOING TO BE PROVIDED FOR THE LOGISTICS SECTOR.
Balıkesir (Gökköy) Logistics Center, which is expected to make Balıkesir one of the most important logistics centers of the world, is completed. The President of the Republic Recep Tayyip Erdoğan opened Balıkesir (Gökköy) Logistics Center, which is going to place Balıkesir at an important location in Europe-Asia line, on March, 15 2015 with a ceremony.
Any type of goods that are produced in and around Balıkesir can be shipped easily now from Balıkesir (Gökköy) Logistics Center, which is going to be connected to Europe with the materialization of the Tekirdağ-Bandırma Train-Ferry Project; and to Asia with the opening of Kars-Tiflis-Bakü Railway Line. The center is going to provide one million tons of shipping capacity for logistics sector.
The number of the logistics centers is going to increase to twenty
Opening of twenty logistics centers within close distances of Organized Industrial Zones with large shipment potentials around the country has been targeted within the objectives for 2023. Along with Balıkesir (Gökköy), seven more logistics center has been opened: Samsun (Gelemen), Uşak, Denizli (Kaklık), İzmit (Köseköy), Eskişehir (Hasanbey), and Halkalı. The construction works for five more logistics centers continue. Project preparation, expropriation, and contracting phases for the constructions of the other logistics centers are being conducted.
27 million tons of yearly shipping
Yearly twenty-seven million tons of additional shipping, nine million square meters of open space, storage yard, container storage and handling area are going to be provided for the Turkish logistics sector with the functioning of all the logistics centers.