New center to monitor domestic traffic on Bosporus

A new sea traffic control center will begin monitoring domestic traffic on the Bosporus this weekend following an opening celebration that will be held on Saturday.

New center to monitor domestic traffic on Bosporus
Transportation Minister Binali Yıldırım will attend the opening ceremony. With the new sea traffic control center, built by the Undersecretariat of Maritime Affairs, there will now be constant monitoring of domestic traffic on the Bosporus. The undersecretariat is aiming to increasing safety and better coordinate boat traffic.

The center, along with three control boats equipped with advanced technology, is located at the docks in İstanbul's Karaköy district. The center will be aided by peripheral monitoring stations installed in the districts of Bakırköy, Beykoz, Karaköy and Büyükada.

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Last Mod: 25 Nisan 2008, 11:06
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