Gemlik, Turkey

Located on the Gulf of Gemlik in Eastern Turkey, Port Gemlik is an important industrial port contributing to the economic vitality of the region. Notably, the port has a freezone trade center, meaning that companies are very lightly taxed in the area to promote economic activity. Consequently, Port Gemlik is one of the busiest harbors in the country. With few unique customs requirements, it is hassle-free for clients who seek to import cargo into Turkey and otherwise conduct business through the port. In fact, shippers are only taxed on restricted items, including firearms and hazardous materials.

Port Gemlik is known for surrounding industries that produce plastic, textiles, chemical materials, marble, automotive steel, fertilizers, and other machinery, as well as olives, oil, and soap. However, shippers can also transport automobiles, construction equipment, personal effects, and more to Turkey through Port Gemlik. Clients interested in international car shipping in particular should know that 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 like K International Transport can ship all types of equipment, including excavators, bulldozers, and stone trenchers from Volvo, Caterpillar, Hitachi, or Kobelco. With an effective international shipping company’s overseas shipping services, clients can transport virtually any cargo into Port Gemlik. K International Transport can help facilitate the shipment into Turkey efficiently and for an affordable price.

Some Notable Features of Port Gemlik, Turkey

  • Olives in particular are an important export from Port Gemlik because of the surrounding olive production industries.
  • 80% of the population living in and around Gemlik is engaged in trade.
  • Port Gemlik is a medium-sized seaport and is a notable contributor to the economy of Turkey.

Ship to or from Port Gemlik with K International

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 Gemlik, 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, Turkey, 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!