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YILDIRIM GROUP Awarded Investment of the Year

14 November 2011

In the 6th Golden Anchor Maritime Achievement Awards ceremony, which brought together the leading names of the Turkish maritime industry, President & CEO of YILDIRIM GROUP Robert Yuksel YILDIRIM received "Investment of the Year" award.

YILDIRIM Group had become a global actor in the maritime sector by acquiring a 20% stake in the world`s no. 3 container shipping company CMA CGM S.A..

In his short speech, YILDIRIM pointed out that they had faced tough competition from serious bidders however succeeded with great effort and determination, despite the disappointing lack of support shown within Turkey.

YILDIRIM stated that the award was a huge source of pride and motivation for YILDIRIM Group and added that the company had managed to hold a unique position in the Turkish maritime sector thanks to its 17-vessel-fleet, its shipyard that plans to build 10 vessels until the end of 2014 working full capacity and its port management efforts in YILPORT and MALTA FREEPORT. 

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