Mersin International Port

There is one port in Mersin, Mersin International Port (MIP) that caters for the needs of international trade and tourism in the region. Located in the heart of the East Mediterranean Turquoise sea coast, MIP is a don’t miss stop on any cruise ship’s route in the Mediterranean.

There are regular sea trips from Mersin to North Cyprus, Lebanon and Egypt by roro-passenger ships. Mersin, which is also known for fresh agricultural products mainly fruits such as oranges, banana and strawberry, offers to gourmets a rich menu of gastronomy throughout traditional and modern restaurants located along the sea coast and downtown, ranging from fresh meat and Mediterranean sea food, fish cuisine specialties. Other attractions include modern and traditional shopping centers, a wide choice of cafés, famous Turkish Ice Cream tastes and delights in the city; In the nearby surroundings, Capadoccia, Saint Paul’s sacred place in Tarsus, historical sites and ruins in the nearby provinces such as Antakya, Gaziantep (Zeugma mosaic) .

Passenger terminals Available

Total port area 1,110,000 sqm (total 21 berths available in total)

Port purpose Multi purpose port serving: All types of cargo ships, container ships, roro ships, passenger cruise ships.

Port location Walking distance to city center and traditional shops

Working hours 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year

Passport and customs control Available

Car park Available

ATM Available at Gate A of the port

Public phones Available in the port at cruise berth no. 1

Ambulance Available

First Aid Available

Security 24 hrs and CCTV cameras Available (Fully ISPS compliant)

Hospitals Available in 3 to 5 km radius

Public Taxi Available at port exit

Distance to Adana airport 69 Km

Fresh water supply Available

Duty Free Store Not available

Waste reception facility Available

Tourism office Available at 200m disctance from the port

Min/Max duration of stay No restrictions

Towing boat service Available

Pilotage Available

Bunkering Available

Total length of cruise ship quay Quay 1 : 152m (max. ship length allowed 175m)

Quay2-3 : 275m (max. ship length allowed 275m)

Min. And Max draft of cruise vessel quay 9-10 m

Passenger ships connections to Regular Roro-passenger ships to North Cyprus

Regular Roro-passenger ships to Egypt