Port of Filyos
This investment basin, which includes The Port of Filyos, Filyos Industrial Zone, Filyos Free Zone and Free Zone Development Area, is called the Filyos Valley Project.
The Port of Filyos, which has a capacity of 23,000 decares and a capacity of 25 million tons in front of the declared Industrial Zone, will also connect the north-south axis. Construction of the port is expected to be completed in 2021, with infrastructure port construction up to 98 percent.
The region, located in the middle of Zonguldak, Bartin and Karabuk, is expected to make significant contributions to the three provinces. With the launch of flights to Zonguldak Airport by Turkish Airlines and Atlas Global, the moving region will also be supported by railway, road, and sea route.
Within the scope of the project, the port of Filyos, as the transit hub of the combined transport chain between Russia, the Balkans, and the Middle East countries, has the burden of the entire region from the Black Sea; It will carry it to Russia, the Balkans and even the Nordic countries.
Turkey is working to increase the competitiveness of the industry, increase its efficiency and produce high value-added and high-tech products to achieve its 2023 vision and to be among the top 10 economies in the world. For this purpose, it has started to create suitable physical infrastructure and facilities for production and trade. Filyos Industrial Zone, Turkey’s first mega industrial zone, Filyos Free Zone to the south and The Port of Filyos, one of Turkey’s largest ports, are also a national investment projects located in the Filyos Investment Basin, which Turkey is focusing on. With the project, it is planned to create new transportation corridors, reduce the traffic load of The Bosphorus and Dardanelles, increase qualified production, and improve national and international transportation and trade. At the same time, when the Port of Filyos enters service, it will be the new address of large tonnage vessels with an annual container handling capacity of 25 million tons. It will become the main export center not only of Zonguldak, but also of the entire Western Black Sea and Central Anatolia, especially Karabuk and Bartin.