Turkish Drillship to Start Mediterranean Operations

October 30, 2018

© Jacob White / MarineTraffic.com
© Jacob White / MarineTraffic.com

A Turkish drilling ship will start operating in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday, 100 km (62 miles) off the coast of Antalya province, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said, adding it would aim to open two drill holes annually.

Donmez made the comments on Tuesday during a ceremony to mark the launch of the ship and added that Turkey is very close to buying another drilling ship.


(Reporting by Can Sezer; Writing by Ali Kucukgocmen; Editing by Daren Butler)



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