Turkey's first domestic made research ship launched

A ceremony was held in Tuzla town of Istanbul on Sunday for the launch of the Turkish research ship.

Turkey's first domestic made research ship launched

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey's first domestic made research ship "R/V TUBITAK Marmara" was launched on Sunday.

A ceremony was held in Tuzla town of Istanbul on Sunday for the launch of the Turkish research ship.

Speaking at the ceremony, Turkish Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, Nihat Ergun stressed that the ship would be used in diverse areas, including studying maritime traffic, preservation of environment, acting in accordance with international laws, studying fault lines, observing pipelines, search and rescue operations and search for oil.

Last Mod: 17 Şubat 2013, 17:33
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