• The new panoramic ferries of Istanbul built by our shipyard start operating

The new panoramic ferries of Istanbul bu...

The new panoramic ferries of Istanbul built by our shipyard start operating

3 new ferries called ŞH - Göksu, ŞH - Küçüksu and ŞH – Durusu, built by Özata Shipyard for İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality are going into service tomorrow for people of İstanbul
 
İstanbul City Lines attached to İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality is putting 3 new ferries called ŞH - Göksu, ŞH - Küçüksu  and ŞH – Durusu into service tomorrow at Sarıyer Peer with  participation of Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality.
The ceremony at Sarıyer Pier for putting the ferries built by Özata Shipyard into service will be held at 14.00 hours. Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality, will also attend the ceremony.
 
Within the framework of their investments towards sea transport, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality had Özata Shipyard built modern and panoramic ferries. These ferries called ŞH - Göksu, ŞH - Küçüksu and ŞH – Durusu are going to be put in service tomorrow. The double & ended type ferries that will provide service between Kadıköy and Beşiktaş as well as Kadıköy and Kabataş are furnished with technological facilities. The most important feature of these new ferries is making life easier for the disabled. Having high maneuver capability, modern hull structure, speed, comfort and capability for moving double directionally, these ferries can dock from both sides, being from the front and rear.
 
It will ensure fuel and time efficiency
The new ferries to be put into service tomorrow by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality will provide 25% fuel and time efficiency on each voyage. The ferries are furnished with the cutting edge technology with the purposes of increasing the share of the sea transport in the mass transport in İstanbul, to define a standard for the sea transport and to integrate and coordinate the current transport systems faster. The new ferries will be 42 meters long, 10 meters wide and will have 12 sea mile sped.
 
Technical specifications of the ferries
1- The hulls will have Double & Ended form (Double & Ended means they can move double directionally)
2- Thanks to the hydraulic ramps on sides, embarking and disembarking is provided safely.
3- Thanks to the hydraulic ramps on both sides located at the front and rear of the ferry, the disabled will be able to use them and the other passengers are provided with fast and safe passages.
4- Provides 25% fuel and time efficiency by not turning around during docking and leaving maneuvers 
5- Passengers will experience high level pleasure while travelling thanks to the panoramic travelling facility of the ferry.
6- The way the ferry dock provides more efficient use of the existing pier.
7- A new ferry forum is provided for İstanbul with its low carbon emission and environmental friendly motor technology.
8- The ferries can be tied on top of the other. Each of the ferries can back up the other. The upper parts of the ferries are designed in line with this feature.
9- Automatic passenger entrance gates have hydraulic/ electronic and manual locking system while closed.