Esmarin exports boat from Eskişehir

Esmarin exports boat from Eskişehir ESKİŞEHİR - Esmarin Marine Vehicles, which produces boats and yachts in Eskişehir Organized Industrial Zone (EOSB), increased its production and orders despite the Coronavirus epidemic. The company established a shipyard in Eskişehir, which has no sea; It manufactures yachts and boats to order for the Netherlands, Italy and Spain and exports 100 percent of its production. Esmarin General Manager Takittin Erol said that they started their first boat production in Muğla under the name 'Apexmarin' and that they carried out production there for many years and exported many boats to the Netherlands and Norway. Erol stated that they started producing boats and gondolas in the city in 2007 within the scope of the Porsuk renewal project of Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality. Explaining that they make pleasure boats for cities such as Eskişehir, Istanbul, Ankara, Afyonkarahisar, Adana and Şanlıurfa, Erol stated that they started to produce entirely for abroad as of 2019.

Will produce 80 units this year

Stating that their company, which produces a wide range of lengths ranging from 3 meters to 24 meters in a closed area of 3 thousand 500 square meters in Eskişehir OIZ, plans to produce approximately 80 units for this year, Erol said, “The pandemic was beneficial for us, our orders increased. We were worried at first, but our morale was lifted with orders from abroad. "The reason why we are preferred abroad is our experience and cost-effective production," he said.

Most exports to the Netherlands

Stating that production models and dimensions may vary depending on the country, Takittin Erol said, “For the Netherlands, we produce boats called 'sloeps', which are used for navigating the canals. We carry out our heaviest exports to the Netherlands. Then comes Spain and Italy. We received our first orders for the Netherlands in 2018. Last year, we produced 50 boats to be sent to the Netherlands. We produce hard-bottomed inflatable boats, which we call 'RIB', for Spain. Their sizes vary between 8 and 12 meters. "We manufacture passenger boats used for sightseeing purposes for the Italian Lakes Region," he said.