The Europort Istanbul shipping exhibition to be held next March will have a special Super Yacht Route feature to help promote Turkey’s growing position as a leading player in the global superyacht new-build and refit market.

“Superyacht exhibitors will be highlighted on the exhibition floor as well as on the floor plan so that they can be recognized immediately by visitors,” explains exhibition manager, Raymond Siliakus. “This new initiative will ensure that exhibitors at at Europort Istanbul 2011 will be able to target a new group of high quality visitors.”

Industry support for the new feature has been positive.

“For Imtech the growing market for superyachts in Turkey is very important,” explains Terry van Velzen, director of business development at Imtech Marine & Offshore. “We will definitely participate in this initiative.”

Europort Istanbul will be held at the Istanbul Expo Center on March 23-26, 2011. For further details go to: