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Online 17.4.2024

Maritime Market Update – Türkiye

Date: Wednesday 17 April, 2024 at 10:00-11:15 (EEST)


Venue: MS Teams

Register by 16 April

Further information

Ms. Pelin Gokcek

Senior Advisor, Business Finland

pelin.gokcek (at)



Ms. Daphne Wang

Project Manager, Delegations

Business Finland (at)


The Turkish maritime ecosystem is highly developed, boasting numerous players dedicated to servicing the varied needs of shipowners, shipbuilders, and ports.

Türkiye is regarded as a shipyard country with 85 shipyards having a project capacity of 4.77 million DWT p.a. Turkish shipyards are specialized in making chemical tankers, dry cargo, and bulk carriers up to 30,000 DWT, as well as container ships up to 2,000 TEU. Turkish shipyards also gained recognition for producing technologically advanced and environmentally friendly vessels. In the year 2023, a total of 84 orders were placed with Turkish shipyards.

There is a window of opportunity for Finnish companies to seek new partnerships and business in the Turkish market.

Team Finland warmly welcomes you to this Turkish maritime market update, covering:

  • Current maritime and shipbuilding market situation, trends
  • Overview of the main segments of the Turkish maritime industry, and a snapshot of the main companies of interest including
    • Ship owners
    • Shipyards
    • Related suppliers
  • Associations
  • How to gain access to the Turkish shipbuilding market
  • Relevant events and activities 2024-2025
  • Information about The Maritime Decarbonization and Green Shipping Programme for Turkiye
  • Example case of Finnish expertise in the Turkish maritime industry
  • Q&A


  • Mr. Deniz Kabaagac, Managing Partner, BKP Consulting
  • Ms. Virve Vimpari, Head of Section on Green Development and Inclusive Growth, EU Delegation to Turkiye
  • Dr. Goktug Kara, Sector Manager, EU Delegation to Turkiye
  • Mr. Serdar Yaras, Managing Partner, Arti Engineering, Representative of Cadmatic Oy in Turkiye

Are you representing a Finnish company within the shipbuilding sector, and interested in the Turkish market?

If so, this is the right event for you.

A warm welcome!