Showing posts with label Bosphorus. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bosphorus. Show all posts

Monday, April 04, 2016

Gülhane Park: Two killed as wall collapses in Istanbul

Two people were killed on April 4 after they became trapped under rubble when a wall collapsed in a park in central Istanbul.

Saturday, August 01, 2015

World’s Widest Suspension Bridge Being Built Over Bosphorus

A new bridge, the widest in the world, being constructed over the Bosphorus Strait, will provide another transportation route connecting Europe and Asia.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Istanbul underwater tunnel approaching its ‘last meters’

An underground road tunnel under the mouth of the Bosphorus is meters from being completed, according to officials and project managers.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Turkey to build giant undersea tunnel linking Asia and Europe. The tunnel will consist of two highways and a railway

Turkey announced here on Friday its plans to build a giant undersea three-floor tunnel that will pass through the Bosphorus Strait of Istanbul.

"Istanbul is a city which shapes history and deserves the best, including mega-projects" Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, while presenting the new project in an event organized by the Ministry of Transportation.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Ukraine mulls transferring natural gas via Turkish straits to bypass Moscow

Ukrainian companies are in talks with their Turkish counterparts over how to transfer LNG through Turkish straits to bypass Russia, Ukraine’s Ambassador to Turkey, Sergiy Korsunsky, has said answering Hurriyet reporter İpek Yezdani’s questions following a roundtable discussion organized at Kadir Has University in Istanbul.

“One will be responsible for transit and the other will be for storage. That’s exactly what the EU demanded from us so that there will be no monopolies,” he said. 

Korsunsky said first of all they have to diversify the sources of gas.

Monday, June 09, 2014

Τουρκία: Διαμαρτυρία για την Μεταφορά Πετρελαίου στον Βόσπορο ("Bosphorus is not an oil pipeline" demo)

Σε…. πλωτή διαμαρτυρία προέβησαν διαδηλωτές στον Βόσπορο, καθώς είναι αντίθετοι στην μεταφορά πετρελαίου μέσω των Στενών, θεωρώντας ότι απειλεί το περιβάλλον στην περιοχή.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Turkey closes the Bosporus Strait for navigation due to bad weather

Turkish authorities have blocked the Bosphorus for ships heading north because of strong winds and snowfall, said Wednesday the GAC transport company.

According to the report, vessels lesser than 200 meters in length are only allowed to pass through the strait. Ferry services across the Bosphorus has also been cancelled due to the bad weather.

EL News