In one year, 45 ships were maintained at Haliç Shipyard. In addition to the ferries and ships belonging to IMM, BOTAŞ, General Directorate of Coastal Safety, Ministry of Justice, GESTAŞ and private enterprises, four more ships will be taken into maintenance before the end of the year. Stating that their goal is to increase the production capacity and efficiency of the 565-year-old Haliç Shipyard, IMM Şehir Hatları AŞ General Manager Sinem Dedetaş said, “We remind and polish Haliç Shipyard and its brand again. In our shipyard, while protecting our historical heritage, we are trying to achieve sustainable progress ”.
In the last one year, a total of 45 ships were taken inside for the works of the pool, deck and machinery at the IMM City Lines Haliç Shipyard, which is the oldest living shipyard in the world. At the shipyard, a total of 24 ships of IMM and its affiliates, 10 of BOTAŞ, 4 of the General Directorate of Coastal Safety, 3 of the private enterprises, and one of each of the Ministry of Justice and GESTAŞ, went through maintenance and repair at the shipyard. At the Shipyard, where all 2 pools are constantly full, 3 more ships whose tender is awarded will go into maintenance before the year ends.
"Production capacity and efficiency will increase"
Noting that the main objectives of Haliç Shipyard are to increase production capacity and management efficiency, IMM City Lines General Manager Sinem Dedetaş said that they are working to regain the reputation of the Shipyard. Dedetaş said the following:
“Our main goal regarding our shipyard, which has a history and tradition of 565 years, is to increase production capacity and management efficiency. In parallel, to regain the value and reputation it deserves. We remind and polish Haliç Shipyard and its brand. Our President, Mr. Ekmem İmamoğlu, gives all kinds of support and shares our enthusiasm for the shipyard to live production-oriented with its pools and experienced teams. In our shipyard, we are trying to achieve sustainable progress while protecting our historical heritage. Our own ships are our priority. We intervene in our ships quickly and on time. For this reason, the number of defective ships in service decreased from 3 to 1,7 per day. "
They returned home for maintenance
Emphasizing that Haliç Shipyard has brought its idle experience and knowledge back to life, Haliç Shipyard Manager Sinan Erdinç said, “The shipyard already had a great experience and knowledge. It was just idle. We do high standard and very special works. Some of the ships that came to our shipyard in the last year were produced here in the past years; Lapseki, Tuzla, Anadolu Feneri are some of them. Therefore, the ships built here returned to their homes for maintenance, ”he said.
They came from Çanakkale and İzmir
Botaş, Kırıkkale, Marmara Ereğlisi, Namık Kemal Aydın, Yapracık in the shipyard; Nazım Tour, Rescue 3 and Rescue 4 tugboats of the General Directorate of Coastal Safety; Ministry of Justice, Tuzla; TURYAP's Anadolu Feneri and Dentur Avrasya's Turgut Yüksel ship were overhauled.
Finally, GESTAŞ's Lapseki ferryboat from Çanakkale entered the shipyard for major maintenance. 3 ships of GESTAŞ and 1 ship of İzdeniz from İzmir will be taken into maintenance at the Shipyard before the year ends.