MTA “Turkuaz” Launched to the Sea

The Seismic Research Vessel “MTA Turkuaz” was launched to the sea on 28 March 2015. The agreement on the procurement of the vessel for covering

Date: Issue 60 - May 2015

Following Turkey’s very first Seismic Research Vessel “Barbaros Hayreddin Paşa”, MTA “Turkuaz” was been completely manufactured with national resources and capacities was launched to the sea at Istanbul Shipyard, shipbuilding yard at Tuzla with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Bülent Arınç, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Mr. Taner Yıldız, high ranking commanders of Naval Forces Command, representatives from the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries, MTA and Istanbul Shipyard.

Taner Yıldız: “MTA Turkuaz will be conducting explorations from the poles to the oceans”