Dream Channel Track (Istanbul Channel)
The Minister of Transport, Communications and Maritime Transport announced the best route adopted for the Istanbul Canal, which will link the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea parallel to the Bosphorus.
The minister said that the route of (Küçükçekmece, Sazlıdere, Durusu village) is the most appropriate route which is adopted for this giant project.
The minister added that the length of the canal will be 45 km and that drilling is planned to begin this year after a tender for the project and to be ready by 2023.
The minister said that the capacity of the Istanbul Canal will reach about 160 vessels per day, which will ease the pressure on the Bosphorus, especially from oil tankers.