İsdemir offers its long years of knowledge and capabilities to its customers in the form of services. It provides laboratory services with a high level of technical capability and experience.

İsdemir Port is the Mediterranean's largest bulk solid and general cargo port. Located at the İskenderun Gulf, 22 km to İskenderun’s city center and 4 km to the motorway and E91 highway, the Port is connected directly to the national railway system.

We are pleased to serve our customers in the loading/unloading of bulk solid, general and bulk liquid cargo.


  • Laboratory Services
  • Port Services


İsdemir Port is the Mediterranean's largest bulk solid and general cargo port. Located at the İskenderun Gulf, 22 km to İskenderun and 4 km to the motorway and E91 highway, the Port is connected directly to the national railway system.

İsdemir Port meets all of the plant’s needs and uses a significant part of its capacity to serve the national and regional industry and trade.

The Port has an area of 1,072,248 m2 secured completely with a fence in accordance with the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code.

Maritime Services

At İsdemir Port, Pilotage and Towage services are provided under the Port’s administration. The vessel fleet includes 4 30-ton,2 60-ton towboats, 2 20-knot pilot boat and 3 mooring boats. Completing the service network, maritime services provide 24-hour uninterrupted towage and pilotage services under the supervision of expert maritime pilots.

Waste is collected from vessels in accordance with MARPOL 73/78 Annex 1, 4 and 5 upon a request made via their agency.

Loading, Unloading and Terminal Services

Operational 24 hours a day, the İsdemir Port provides its services in three shifts. The Port is equipped with all kinds of handling machinery and equipment.

İsdemir Port is positioned to serve a large region of our country and commercially operates its existing capacity not required by İsdemir, contributing to the regional and national economy.

The Port can serve 180,000 DWT vessels for bulk cargo and offer safe and fast handling services for requesting customers for all types of vessels including those with a size of 60,000 DWT.

Besides meeting the port-related needs of surrounding industrial establishments, the Port also responds to service requests from the provinces of Antakya, Adana, Mersin, Osmaniye, Kayseri, Nevşehir, Niğde, Ankara, Gaziantep, Kahramanmaraş, Malatya and Elazığ. All kinds of loading/unloading, terminal and temporary storage services are also provided for transit cargo.

Customs Services

Customs Services are provided by the Customs Directorate located within the premises of İsdemir.

Outdoor and indoor storage areas are available.

Type of Area Indoor Area (hectares) Outdoor Area (hectares)
Type A Customs Warehouse 0.42 6.96
Type C Customs Warehouse 44.5
Temporary Storage Area 27

Security Services

İsdemir Port implements the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code. Accordingly, the Port premises are protected by a special security organization.

Berth Details

General Cargo and Bulk Solid Cargo Berths

Berth Details Berth No. 1 Berth No. 2 Berth No. 3 Berth No. 4 Berth No. 5
Berth Length (m) 500 240 260 220 200
Depth (m) 19,0 12,0 8,0 13,5 13,0
Height of Berth Above Sea Level (m) 3,00 3,00 2,50 2,75 2,75
Maximum Tonnage of Vessel to Berth (DWT) 180,000 50,000 8,000 60,000 60,000
Draft Limit (m) 17,5 11,5 7,5 12,5 12
Number of Cranes 2 5 4 2 2
Crane Capacities (Tons) 50 15 10 55 55
Crane Reach Distance (from fender) (m) 28 14 17 28 28

Dolphin Berth
Berth length (m) 106
Depth (m) 14
Height of berth above sea level (m) 4,75
Maximum tonnage of vessel to berth 12.500 DWT
Draft limit (m) 12,5
Emergency Release Anchor System (Towing Capacity: 120 tons) 4
Pipeline Details
-Benzol Pipeline (diameter of 6”), 3500 meters (Flange Standard 6“ DIN 2501 PN 16) 90 ton/h
-Number of Buoys 2
-Emergency Release Coupling 1

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Contact Information

Port Directorate
Telephone : +90 (326) 758 3080
Fax : +90 (326) 755 3759
E-mail :


Refractory materials used in the iron and steel industry, raw materials, ancillary raw materials, in-process intermediate and finished products and all chemicals admitted into our plants are analyzed at our laboratories.

Our laboratories hold a TS EN ISO/IEC 17025 certificate and are capable of providing our customers with the following services:

- Ancillary Raw Material and Raw Material Analyses

  • Limestone, Quartzite
  • Dunite, Dolomite
  • Pellets, Iron Ore
  • Iron-Manganese, Coal
  • Manganese Ore, Coke
  • Ferrous alloys
  • Refractory materials
  • Fe-Ti and Ca-Si patterned steel wire

Analyses are made with an XRF spectrometer, ICP device or AAS device depending on the type of sample received, by using fusion/age analysis methods.

- Intermediate and Finished Product Analyses

  • Pig
  • Coils
  • Billets
  • Slab
  • Rolled Rolls

Pig and Steel samples are analyzed with OES Spectrometers and N, O and H determinations can be performed on LECO N-O-H instruments upon demand.

- Physical and Mechanical Tests

- Physical Tests

  • Crushing
  • Grinding
  • Screening
  • Crushing Strength
  • Porosity

- Mechanical Tests

  • Pulling
  • Bending
  • Hardness
  • Compression
  • Impact

Grinding, crushing and screening operations can be performed at various sizes.

- Technological and Metallographic Tests

- Technological Tests

  • Reduction under load (Rul)
  • Swelling
  • Low temperature disintegration
  • Disintegration-reduction
  • Crushing strength of pellets

- Metallographic Tests

  • Grain size/count
  • Screening for inclusions
  • Depth of decarburization
  • Microhardness, micro-etching
  • Non-destructive testing (ultrasonic)

Technological tests are made with RUL, LTD, RDI and FSI testing instruments.

Metallographic tests are made with a metal microscope, microhardness device and ultrasonic testing devices.

Contact Information:

Quality Metallurgy Directorate
Telephone : +90 (326) 758 3082
Fax : +90 (326) 758 4883
E-mail :

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