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Turkish Maritime Organization

Türkiye Denizcilik İşletmeleri - TDI

Last modified: 2006-10-07 by ivan sache
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House flag of Turkish Maritime Organization - Image by Jarig Bakker, 12 August 2004

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Presentation of Turkish Maritime Organization

Turkish Maritime Organization is a state foundation, responsible for sea transport between cities and its boats also carry passenger in short distances like in the Dardanelles and Bosphorus.
The foundation operates the Turkish Maritime Lines (Denizyolları İşletmesi) formerly the Turkish Navigation Company (Türkiye Seyrisefain İdaresi), then the Turkish State Lines (Devlet Denizyolları).

Onur Özgün & Jan Mertens, 6 September 2004

Flag of Turkish Maritime Organization

The flag of Turkish Maritime Organization is a white rectangular flag with two crossed foul anchors in red, a crescent and star above (the Turkish national emblem).

The flag is shown on the website of the National Maritime Museum, as the flag of Denizcilik Bankası T. A. O. (Maritime Bank Inc.), the former name of the organization.
It can be seen on its boats and in front of the buildings of the organization, as well as on its website.

Onur Özgün & Jarig Bakker, 12 August 2004

The Maritime Timetable Images website shows a similar pennant of the company as well as a flag with the emblem shifted towards the hoist. In tourist guide books you see the occasional photo with the the emblem in the flag's centre.

Jan Mertens, 6 September 2004