Iskenderun, Turkey

Iskenderun, Turkey

Located in Southern Turkey on the Gulf of Iskenderun, Port Iskenderun is one of Turkey’s largest ports on the Mediterranean and is located in the country’s important industrial center. The port is designed as an efficient international container shipping terminal and is the first container terminal in the Gulf of Iskenderun. Port Iskenderun is a multi-purpose port and can handle break bulk, dry bulk, roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO), and container cargo. The port can connect European, African, American, and Asian ports.

Port Iskenderun can import and export many different types of cargo into and out of Turkey. Shippers often transport automobiles, construction equipment, personal effects, and more to Turkey through Port Iskenderun. In terms of international car shipping, automobiles of all makes, models, years, and sizes can be transported into Turkey from virtually all ports in the world. As for construction equipment, reliable freight forwarders can transport all types of equipment, including excavators, bulldozers, and stone trenchers from brands like Volvo, Caterpillar, Hitachi, or Kobelco. With an effective international shipping company’s overseas shipping services, clients can transport virtually any cargo into Port Iskenderun. K International Transport can help facilitate the shipment into Turkey efficiently and for an affordable price.

Some Notable Features of Port Iskenderun, Turkey:

  • The port has 8 berths and a water depth of 15.5 meters.
  • The project to build the harbor started in 1911, during the Ottoman Empire.
  • Port Iskenderun was rebuilt and enlarged four times throughout its history.

An experienced international shipping company like K International Transport can help clients transport all cargo from ports in the United States including New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Texas, California, and Washington to Port Iskenderun, Turkey, via ocean freight shipping. K International Transport can help clients make important decisions about their shipments, including the choice between container shipping options and RO/RO transport, and can give advice about customs regulations in Turkey.

For more information about international automobile shipping, overseas container equipment transport, Iskenderun, or K International Transport’s services in general, call us at 212-267-6400 or email us at You can also reach out to us on Skype at kinternationalny. Contact K International Transport today for a quick international shipping quote from the United States to Turkey!