Ditaş Pilotage Association provides pilotage services in the Aliağa Port for the TÜPRAŞ İzmir Rafinery, Ege Gaz, Total and MKE and Ship recycling facilities for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Ships handled comprises different size and type vary from small coasters through to the Q-Max LNG vessels.

Dangerous cargo vessels such as crude oil and product tankers, LPG and LNG carriers and Turkey’s single Ship Recycling Area manouevres completes pilotage of around 2,000 vessel each year.

In additions to confroming ISO 9001:2008 Quality Assurance and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems requirements, pilotage services are also certified by ISPO-International Standard for Pilot Organizations since 2012. In this respect Ditaş Pilotage Association is the first and unique pilotage district of the Turkey.