Founded on mutual ideals of Sezai Türkeş and Feyzi Akkaya and placed among the most prestigious corporations of our country, STFA Group completed 80 years. With the history witnessing the development of the Republic, STFA fitted many “firsts” in its 80 years of history and took a leading part in development of the sector.
In İzmit Bay Crossing Project, One of the Caissons Have Been Floated
An important phase of the Izmit Bay Crossing Project has been successfully completed. In a ceremony attended by the Minister of Transport Binali Yıldırım, the Director General of Highways, and senior managements of the project’s main contractors NOMAYG, IHI and STFA, one of the caissons upon which the abutments will be constructed has been floated (27.09.2013).
One of the caissons have been floated to the Temporary Supply Dock on the coast of Kaytazdere, 11 km from the drydock on Yalova’s Hersek Cape. The other caisson is expected to be floated in the upcoming days.
The caisson floating ceremony received great interest from the Highways senior officers to authorities from surrounding counties, from the main contractor’s senior executives to the press and the local population. An important milestone for the project was thus completed with great enthusiasm and success. In the next phase, work will commence at the sea.
Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for “Erbil Drinking Water Improvement and Erbil & Duhok Network” Project in Iraq
The groundbreaking ceremony for the “Erbil Drinking Water Improvement and Erbil & Duhok Network” project, undertaken as an STFA-FERNAS-KALYON Joint Venture in Iraq, was held. The ceremony took place at the 50,000 m3 capacity water reservoir being built by the joint venture in Erbil, on September 19, 2013 and was attended by the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government Nechervan Barzani, the Turkish Consul General in Erbil Mehmet Akif İnam, Commercial Attaché Sayer Erbil, Senior Management from STFA, Fernas and Kalyon.
We Signed two Agreements with Pakistan as Part of Energy Investments in the Country
As a step towards realizing the energy and infrastructure investments which are a part of the new cooperation strategies between Turkey and Pakistan, two agreements were signed in a ceremony held on September 18, 2013, attended by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, the Minister of Economy Zafer Çağlayan, the Governor of Istanbul Hüseyin Avni Mutlu as well as Top Management of STFA.
In the bilateral discussions held during Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Turkey, STFA’s energy and infrastructure investment projects were evaluated. Bilateral meetings were held with the Pakistan Government.
New reciprocal investments in energy and infrastructure between Turkey and Pakistan are intended. Cooperations between the two countries were considered at the meetings held during Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Turkey.
One of the first results of these recently established collaborative relations between Turkey and Pakistan is the deals signed between STFA and Pakistani Government for the construction of a wind farm and power transmission lines. According to the deal signed for the wind farm, STFA will build a 50 MW wind plant in Pakistan. STFA will also undertake the construction of a power transmission line. After serving for 20 years as a contractor in Pakistan, these two deals will bring STFA back to the country, this time as an investor.
We Sponsored the Event “2 nd Black Sea Ports and Shipping 2013”
STFA Construction Group has become a sponsor for the “Black Sea Ports and Shipping 2013” seminar, held at Istanbul The Marmara Taksim Hotel on September 10-12, 2013, and attended by renowned companies of the shipping sector.
Various presentations and panels have been organized throughout the event, our STFA Construction Group booth attracted a lot of attention, attendees received information about STFA Group and were told about our fields of activity and projects.
We received an invitation for the Musannah Fishing Port Project in Oman
We’ve received an invitation from the Sultanate of Oman Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries Wealth for the“Musannah Fishing Port Project”.
We’ve been informed by the employer with a letter on June 24, 2013 that we’d placed the most suitable bid and that we were invited to sign the contract.
The project is to take place in the city of Musannah, 160 kilometres from Muscat. It will include the building of a 150 metre-long dock and a 1627 metre-long breakwater, as well as sweeping works as low as 5 metres below the water surface.
We signed a Contract for the İzmit Refinery B Zone Jetty and Quay Construction in Turkey
A contract has been signed on June 20, 2013 at Tüpraş Izmit Refinery Administration for the “İzmit Refinery B Zone Jetty and Quay Construction” project on which we as STFA Construction had placed a bid. The signing ceremony was attended by the TÜPRAŞ and STFA senior managements.
“İLK” (FIRST) book was published. STFA collected its first 75 years in the book (Geçmişten Geleceğe STFA – STFA from Past to Future) “İLK” and shared with the public.