MERSIN CONTACT AND CONTROL DIRECTORATE

Address

TCDD Liman İrtibat ve Kontrol Müdürlügü Mersin - TURKEY

Phone

90-324-233 32 72 (3 hat / 3 lines )

Fax

90-324-238 25 31

Telex

67279 MRSL TR

E-mail mersinliman@tcdd.gov.tr
Position
  Latitude
Longitude
36° 46' 20" N
34° 39' 00" E
Port Working Hours
  Administrative 08:30 - 17:30
  Operational 3 shifts (08:00-16:30, 16:30-00:30, 00:30-08:00)
24 hours a day
Port Manager 90-324-238 25 30
Assistant Manager 90-324-238 25 30
Assistant Manager 90-324-232 53 02

 

Port Characteristics

PILOTAGE is compulsory for vessels entering or leaving the port. Towage is not necessary for the vessels up to 2000 GRT. It is provided by the Port Authority round the dock. Four tugs are available up to 2500 HP.

SEA CRAFTS one floating crane of 60 tons capacity, one pilot boat, 4 tug boats and 3 mooring boats.

HANDLING EQUIPMENT Container handling operations are carried out by 3 quayside gantry cranes of 40 tons capacity, 18 rubber tired transtainers of 40 tons capacity, 12 reach stackers of 40 to 42 tons capacity and 12 empty container forklifts of 8 to 10 tons capacity. 17 shore and yard cranes of 3 to 35 tons, 15 mobile cranes of 5 to 25 tons capacity, 15 standard and 26 small masted forklifts are also available. New container berth has 14 m depth and renders service for containers with 2 post panamax gantry cranes of 45 tons capacity. Another facility available at the yard is the provision of reefer facilities for refrigerated containers.

3RD PARTY HANDLING EQUIPMENT Two MHC of 100 tons capacity.

BULK CARGO FACILITIES A reinforced concrete grain silo belonging to TMO (Turkish Grain Board) of 100.000 tons capacity is available and there is a conveyor system connection with the quay.

TRAIN FERRY terminal has 253 m quay length and 12 m depth alongside. It has 10 km maneuvering lines behind the quays for marshaling wagons.

FREE TRADE ZONE is near the port. It covers an area of 776.800 sqm and activities at the zone were started on 1987. The free zone has some 500 m quays with water depths of 8 to 10 m.