Turkish Drillship Sets Sail for Eastern Mediterranean

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The Fatih left a port in the Gulf of Izmit

Turkey’s first drilling vessel, which was named after Istanbul’s conqueror Ottoman Sultan Fatih Sultan Mehmet, has sailed off to the Mediterranean to start the country’s first deep-sea drilling operations .

State-run Turkish Petroleum said the first stop by the Fatih — formerly known as DeepSea Metro-II — will be Antalya on the southwestern coast of Turkey, but it did not clarify where exactly it intends to start drilling.

There are concerns that if Ankara begins drilling off the coast of...


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Turkish Drillship Sets Sail for Eastern Mediterranean


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