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Turkish Cruise Ship Industry Starts Recovery

Turkish cruise ship industry starts recovery

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) November 8, 2021 – The Turkish cruise ship industry is slowly recovering after the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis. The latest figures from the government show that after virtually no passengers in the first half of the year, the numbers are increasing. October saw 8,694 passengers and a total of 33,992 in the year so far. Number of cruise ship passengers visiting Turkish ports,
January-October 2021 Month/PassengersCruise ShipArrival of Cruise PassengersDeparture of Cruise PassengersTransit Cruise PassengersTotal Cruise PassengersJanuary00000February00000March00000April00000May00000June4401,2321,236July7004,6994,699August100111,27911,280September136773917,0158,083October175074517,7368,694Total511,18884331,96133,992Denizcilik Genel Müdürlüğü-Deniz Ticaretini Geliştirme Daire Başkanlığı(General Directorate of Maritime Affairs -Department of Maritime Trade Development) The leading port in Turkey for cruise ships was Marmaris which accounted for 28,286 out of a total of 33,992. Marmaris Cruise Port Inc. leased the rights to manage the port of Marmaris from the state in 2001 for a period of 30 years. The shareholders are all local businessmen who are involved in tourism, travel and hotel related businesses. Port/PassengersCruise ShipArrival of Cruise PassengersDeparture of Cruise PassengersTransit Cruise PassengersTotal Cruise PassengersAntalya365939201,051Bodrum260218224Bozcaada1005757İstanbul35034501411,094Kuşadası131413,2653,280Marmaris296028,28028,286Total511,18884331,96133,992Denizcilik Genel Müdürlüğü-Deniz Ticaretini Geliştirme Daire Başkanlığı(General Directorate of Maritime Affairs -Department of Maritime Trade Development) The newest cruises port facility is Galataport in Istanbul, which started operations this year. Read: PortSEurope – Galataport – the unique cruise terminal in Istanbul Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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