The Visit of Salim ÖZPAK, General Director of Shipyards and Coastal Affairs



Salim ÖZPAK, General Director of Shipyards and Coastal Affairs of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Salih TAN, Head of the Directorate General of Shipyards and Coastal Structures, Levent KÖLETELİ, Harbor Master of Aliağa and Vice President have examined in the Ship Recycling.
Committee under the presidency of Salim ÖZPAK, General Director of Shipyards and Coastal Affairs of the Ministry of Transport, has welcomed with SRA Board of Directors. By the association’s official, presentation have made with the subject of current status of the sector with numbers, general activities/services of SRA, activities which have done in the scope of EU Ship Recycling Regulations and Hong Kong Contract and the sector issues.
Afterwards, committee under the presidency of Salim ÖZPAK, General Director of Shipyards and Coastal Affairs of the Ministry of Transport has seen the works of 3 facilities on site. They have informed by the facility’s official.
By the Board of Association, the importance of
The rules and the standards of EU Ship Recycling Regulations and Hong Kong Contract,
Status of the other Asian countries,
EU-flagged, annually 2.5 million tons of scrap ships to be,
When the 350.000 tons present capacity of EU facilities were taken into consideration, it was emphasized that our country has the advantage of being the only country  which these vessels would be directed and the companies to extend the lease contracts to the 49 years without waiting for the contract date 2026 was stated.

Salim ÖZPAK, General Director of Shipyards and Coastal Affairs of the Ministry of Transport stated; that the assent was given to the relevant authority to extend the sector’s lease contracts, the support will continue and his complacency about the visit.
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