Istanbul Turkey Cruise Ship Port Terminal Tracker

Istanbul Turkey Cruise Ship Port Terminal Tracker – The Port of Istanbul served as the country’s biggest seaport for import cargo until 1986 when it became obsolete due to increase of container shipping. Converted into a passenger terminal for cruise liners in addition to the existing Galata Pier Terminal, the Salıpazarı Pier continued to serve as a passenger terminal from September 19, 1988 on. It was extended in 2007 to meet the demand by the growing cruise tourism.