The Bosphorus will now be inspected with state-of-the-art boats produced with domestic facilities. Each of the boats, which has a maximum speed of 35 knots, has 2 main engines producing 450 horsepower. Boats with a rescue platform and a carrying capacity of 14 casualties were viewed from the air in the Bosphorus.The Bosphorus will now be inspected with state-of-the-art boats produced with domestic facilities. Each of the boats, which has a maximum speed of 35 knots, has 2 main engines producing 450 horsepower. Boats with a rescue platform and a carrying capacity of 14 casualties were viewed from the air in the Bosphorus.Coast Guard Marmara and Straits Regional Command; continues its activities at full speed to ensure the safety of life and property in its area of responsibility, to prevent all kinds of illegal activities and to protect marine resources in a sustainable manner. Two domestic boats produced with the latest technology have been added to the inventory of the Coast Guard Command in Istanbul. The KB-2 and KB-3 control boats, which started their duty on February 1, 2022 and have a locality rate of over 60 percent, are stationed at the İstinye Coast Guard Command. By 2023, 6 more bots will arrive. In addition, the boats with a rescue platform and a capacity to carry 14 casualties were viewed from the air.Providing information about the domestic boats, Coast Guard Istanbul Group Commander Lieutenant Colonel Özgür Koçan, an affiliate of the Coast Guard Marmara and Straits Regional Command, said, “Within the framework of the project, with the contract signed between the Presidency of Defense Industries and the ARPS Shipyard, 107 new type control boats will be delivered to the Coast Guard Command until the end of 2024. planned to be supplied. The New Type Control Boat Project has taken its place among the national projects with a locality rate of over 60 percent. In this context, Kontrol Bot-2 (KB-2) İstinye/Istanbul and Kontrol Bot-3 (KB-3) Kartal, which were produced with domestic and national resources at the ARES Shipyard in Antalya, started to work as of 05 February 2022. Control Boat-2 and Control 1301-3 are 12.04 meters long and 3.74 meters wide, with an economic speed of 24 knots and a maximum speed of 35 knots. It has radar, electronic map, thermal camera, 2 main engines and rescue platforms, each of which produces 450 horsepower, and can carry 14 casualties. There are 3 personnel on each of the Control Boat-2 and Control Boat-3, and with an average cruising capacity of 200 nautical miles, they are capable of performing tasks in difficult sea conditions. Its structural strength was proved by the strength tests carried out during the construction phase.” said.Mentioning that the boats have high speed and maneuverability, Coast Guard Deck Petty Officer Sergeant Mustafa Ceyhan said, “Thanks to the water jet and active stabilization system, it has the opportunity to serve in adverse sea and weather conditions with its high speed and maneuverability.Control Boat2 and Control Boat-3, to ensure the safety of civilian ships carrying dangerous goods and explosives and foreign flagged military ships passing through the Bosphorus, especially in the Bosphorus, and to rescue our citizens who are stranded at sea for any reason and request assistance. to 14 ministries given to the Coast Guard Command by Law No. It will perform its duties within the framework of 38 laws pertaining to the law," he said.
12 July 2022 - 13:16
Strait of Istanbul under surveillance by Turkish-built boats
The Bosphorus will now be inspected with state-of-the-art boats produced with domestic facilities.
12 July 2022 - 13:16
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