YILDIRIM Groupĺs first global expansion move in port operations took place in 2011 with the acquisition of 50% shares in Malta Freeport Terminals, one of the leading transshipment and logistics centers in the Mediterranean.
- Major transshipment hub in the Mediterranean
- Globally linked with over 115 ports
- In the heart of EMEA Region
Malta Freeport offers extensive worldwide regular network connections, high-performance levels, cost effectiveness, ease of access to markets with minimal diversion distance, easy port accessibility, safe maneuverability of vessels and all-year favorable weather conditions.
Malta Freeport also offers the shortest distance in nautical miles between Gibraltar and entrance to the Suez Canal. An unparalleled 6 nautical miles is required for Malta Freeport, whereas 56 for Cagliari, 66 for Gioia Tauro, 165 for Naples, 280 for Taranto and 356 for Genoa are required.