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Visit to The Ship Barbaros Hayreddin Pasa

With the Decision of the Council of Ministers dated 12/6/2017 and no. 2017/10472, the transfer process of assets between TPAO (Turkish Petroleum Corporation) and TPIC (Turkish Petroleum International Company) was completed. Hence, TPAO’s seismic exploration ship Barbaros Hayreddin Pasa was transferred to TPIC on 08/02/2018.



Following the necessary preparations and approach of the seismic ship to Mersin Tasucu Port, TPIC executives visited the ship on 03/04/2018. In company with captain Kazım VAR,  the crew has provided the necessary technical information to TPIC executives.


Photo L to R: Deputy General Manager Mr. Suleyman CALIK, General Manager Mr. Ahmet TURKOGLU, Captain Mr. Kazım VAR, Deputy General Manager Mr. Mucahit OZDEMIR, Deputy General Manager Mr. İlhan CELİK.



Within the scope of Deep Sea Exploration Activities, TPIC aims at collecting a total of 15.700 km² of 3D seismic data in 2018 with Barbaros Hayreddin Pasa Ship. 



Barbaros Hayreddin Pasa, which weighs 4711 gross tons, 84 m long and 21 m wide, continues its activities in the seas with its high technical equipment.