Iskenderun


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Is·ken·de·run

 (ĭs-kĕn′də-ro͞on′, -kĕn′dĕ-ro͞on′) Formerly Al·ex·an·dret·ta (ăl′ĭg-zăn-drĕt′ə)
A city of southern Turkey on an inlet of the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Founded by Alexander the Great to celebrate his victory over the Persians in 333 bc, it is one of Turkey's chief ports.

Iskenderun

(ɪsˈkɛndəˌruːn)
n
(Placename) a port in S Turkey, on the Gulf of Iskenderun. Pop: 161 000 (2005 est). Former name: Alexandretta

Is•ken•de•run

(ɪsˈkɛn dəˌrun)

n.
1. Formerly, Alexandretta. a seaport in S Turkey, on the Gulf of Iskenderun. 156,800.
2. Gulf of, an inlet of the Mediterranean, off the S coast of Turkey.
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After tracking sites showed Mersin as its destination, it then switched to Iskenderun, prompting a reaction from Turkey's foreign minister Friday.
Summary: Antakya [Turkey], Aug 31 (Sputnik/ANI): Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, formerly known as Grace 1, which has been recently released from Gibraltar, is now heading towards Iskenderun city in Turkey, Sputnik reported while quoting a Turkish source on Saturday.
The crew of the oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, has changed its registered destination in its Automatic Identification System to Iskenderun, Turkey, a shipping source stated.
Speaking at a campaign rally in Iskenderun district of Southern Hatay province, Erdogan said that Turkey would give terrorists "lessons throughout our Southern border starting from Manbij", Anadolu Agency reported.
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The new route allows considering the prospect of diversifying exports to the Middle East, Europe and Africa through MMK's own port in the Turkish city of Iskenderun," the message reads.
The spokesman said that MAJU had recently signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) for mutual cooperation in education and research activities with two Turkish universities Kadir University and Iskenderun Teknik University.
The spokesman said that MAJU has recently signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) for mutual cooperation in education and research activities with two Turkish universities Kadir Has University and Iskenderun Teknik University.
The ship's bill of lading indicated that the cargo had been loaded in the Turkish ports of Mersin and Iskenderun, Reuters reported.
This study was conducted on the microbial flora isolated from gills and intestine tissues of commercially important finfish species: saddled seabream (Oblada melanura), gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata), Bogue (Boops boops), horse mackerel (Trachurus mediterraneus), red mullet (Mullus barbatus), brushtooth lizardfish (Saurida undosquamis), grey mullet (Mugil cephalus), threadfin bream, (Nemipterus randalli), which were caught from the Iskenderun Bay at 6 different locations (local fishermen's fish market) were evaluated.
Under a JV deal signed on July 19, 2000, TPAO and El Paso of the US began in the following month seismic work for the Iskenderun and Mersin bays, in the East Mediterranean.