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Turkey, Denmark ink maritime agreement

Accord enables Turkish seafarers to work in Danish-flagged ships

Denmark and Turkey have signed an agreement to give mutual equivalence to seafarers of the two countries.

The agreement paves the way for Turkish seafarers to work in Danish-flagged ships, Adil Karaismailoglu, the Turkish transportation and infrastructure minister, tweeted on Thursday.

“We serve Turkish maritime as one of the countries that train the most seafarers in the world,” he said. Both countries are NATO allies.

Data shown as of June 2018, there are 669 Danish companies operating in Turkey in various fields such as wind energy, construction, manufacturing, health, trade, tourism (hotel-hostel) and food.

Main Turkish exports to Denmark are machinery and equipment, meat and meat products, dairy products, fish and medicines. Main imports from Denmark are machinery and spare parts, raw materials, semi-finished products for industry, chemicals and agricultural products.

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anadolu agency

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