HISTORY

2020

Start of Gediz – Abide Int. Highway, Bor – Kemerhisar Ring Road, Ilgın – Tuzlukçu Highway, Beyşehir – Derebucak Highway, Osmancık – Dodurga Highway, Bafra – Ünye Motorway and Anamur – Kaledran Special Viaduct Projects, Turkey

2019

Çekmeköy – Sancaktepe – Sultanbeyli and Hastane – Taşdelen – Yenidoğan Metro Final Design starts in Istanbul, Turkey. Start of Marmaris – Bozburun Highway and Yunak – KGM 4th Reg. Dir. Border Highway Projects, Turkey

2017

Start of Supervision and Consultancy of Çanakkale 1915 Bridge and Malkara – Çanakkale Motorway, longest suspension bridge in the world, with 2023-m-long main span. Start of Afyon – Burdur High Speed Railway (131 km) Preliminary and Final Design, Turkey. First HSR line design civil and electromechanical works included. Start of Bodrum Ring Road, Muğla – Kale Highway and Ağva – Kandıra – Kaynarca Highway Projects, Turkey. Completion of Final Design of Funicular Connection to Vadistanbul Mall Completion of Final Design of İzmir Esbaş Station – New Fair Area Monorail Line, Turkey Completion of Ashgabat – Turkmenbashi Motorway (344 km) Final Design, Turkmenistan. Feyyaz Berker, one of the founding partners, passes away.

2016

Start of Final Design of İzmir Esbaş Station – New Fair Area Monorail Line, Turkey Start of Al-Khor Expressway Final Design and As-Built Drawings, Qatar. Setting up Qatar Branch of Tekfen Engineering. Completion of Çanakkale – Savaştepe (139 km) Motorway Tender Design for BOT for State Highways Authority in Turkey. Completion of motorway supervision and consultancy of State Highways Authority, 2nd Division Directorate, İzmir, Turkey. Completion of Sefaköy – Başakşehir and Söğütlüçeşme – Libadiye Monorail Lines Tender Design Work.

2015

Start of Ashgabat – Turkmenbashi Motorway (344 km) Final Design, Turkmenistan. Start of North Road Service Roads Enhancements Final Design and As-Built Drawings, Qatar. Start of Final Design of Funicular Connection to Vadistanbul Mall Completion of Kınalı – Çanakkale (180 km) Motorway Tender Design for BOT for State Highways Authority in Turkey.

2014

Start of Sefaköy – Başakşehir and Söğütlüçeşme – Libadiye Monorail Lines Tender Design Work, first monorail projects in Turkey.

2013

Start of first motorway supervision and consultancy project of Tekfen Engineering, State Highways Authority, 2nd Division Directorate, İzmir, Turkey. Start of Merzifon – Koyulhisar (235 km) Motorway Project for State Highways Authority in Turkey.

2011

Tekfen signs contract for South Yoloten Gas Field Development Scheme in Turkmenistan. Tekfen signs contract for Tüpraş Residuum Upgrading in Turkey. Completion of Wet Phosphoric Acid Plant in Saudi Arabia. Necati Akçağlılar, one of the founding partners, passes away.

2010

Tekfen signs contracts for Fabrication of Topsides & Drilling Facilities &Integration of Living Quarters (18.500 t) and New Management Office of Socar in Azerbaijan. Start of Kınalı – Çanakkale (180 km), Çanakkale – Savaştepe (139 km), Ankara – Dumlupınar (257 km) and Dumlupınar – Manisa (243 km) Motorway Projects, Tender Design for BOT, for State Highways Authority in Turkey. Tekfen signs contracts with OCP for DAP Fertilizer Plant and Slurry Pipeline in Morocco. Completion of Maritza East-1 Thermal Power Plant in Bulgaria. Completion of Harweel Cluster Phase II, Gas & Oil Pipeline in Oman.

2009

Tekfen signs contract for Qapco LDPE 3 Project in Qatar. Tekfen signs contract for SAS/ASAB Main Oil Line and ME&I Works in U.A.E. Completion of two challenging projects Petrorabigh Utilities & Offsites Umbrella (UOU) and Khurais Water Injection Facilities & Utilities in Saudi Arabia. Completion of Azeri, Chiraq, Guneshli Onshore Terminal Phases 1,2,3 in Azerbaijan. Completion of Samir Refinery, Upgrade Works, Morocco with over 25.000.000 manhours without DAFWC. Completion of Umm Bab-Mesaieed Crude Oil Pipeline in Qatar. Completion of Otogar – Kirazlı LRT and Kirazlı – Başak Konutları & İkitelli – Olympic Park Metro Lines Supervision and Consultancy Works. Completion of Kabataş – Mahmutbey Metro Line Tender Design Project. Tekfen upgrades its Quality System from ISO 9001: 2000 to ISO 9001: 2008.

2008

Completion of PCWU Topside Platform (13.500 t) in Azerbaijan. Completion of Bursa Light Rail System, Section B in Turkey. Completion of Petrorabigh Utilities & Offsites Package (UO1) in Saudi Arabia. Completion of Çiftehan – Pozantı Motorway, Viaducts and Tunnels Project. Completion of Yenikapı – İncirli, Bakırköy İDO – Kirazlı and Bakırköy – Beylikdüzü Metro Lines Tender Design Projects.

2007

Tekfen signs contract for Wet Phosphoric Acid Plant Project in Saudi Arabia. Completion of Aydın – Kuyucak Motorway Preliminary and Final Design (70 km) for State Highways Authority in Turkey. Khurais Water Injection Facilities and Utilities Project takes off in Saudi Arabia. Completion of Ras Laffan to Mesaieed Ethane Transmission Pipeline Project in Qatar. Completion of Enhancement of Crude Export Facilities Project in Kuwait.

2006

Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Tekfen Group. Completion of BTC Pipeline Project, Ceyhan Marine Terminal, Onshore / Offshore Works in Turkey. Completion of Shah Deniz Gas Export Onshore Terminal in Azerbaijan. Kufra Conveyance System Project takes off in Libya. Rabigh Refinery Project, Civil & Mechanical Works take off in Saudi Arabia.

2005

  • Completion of ACG Full Field Development, Sangachal Terminal, Phase 1 and 2 Project in Azerbaijan.
  • Completion of Afsin Elbistan Thermal Power Plant, Unit B Project in Turkey.
  • Completion of C&WP Topside Platform Fabrication Works in Azerbaijan.
  • Completion of Atyrau Refinery Reconstruction Works in Kazakhstan.
  • Completion of Yanbu Refinery DHT Complex Civil Works in Saudi Arabia.
  • Yenikapı – İncirli, Bakırköy İDO – Kirazlı, Bakırköy – Beylikdüzü and Kabataş – Mahmutbey Metro Lines (totally 65 km, 49 stations) Tender Design Projects take off in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Start of Otogar – Kirazlı LRT and Kirazlı – Başak Konutları & İkitelli – Olympic Park Metro Lines Supervision and Consultancy Works, the first metro supervision work of Tekfen Engineering.
  • Completion of Yenikapı – Bağcılar Metro Line Preliminary Design Work.
  • Ras Laffan to Mesaieed Ethane Transmission Pipeline Project takes off in Qatar.
  • Enhancement of Crude Export Facilities Project takes off in Kuwait.
  • Maritza- East 1 Thermal Power Plant Construction Works take off in Bulgaria.

2004

Two new construction schemes in Saudi Arabia: Yanbu Refinery Diesel Hydrotreating Complex Civil Works & Quad-1 Pipeline for Ain Dar and Shedgum Seawater Conversion System Projects take off. Another challenging project in Azerbaijan: Process, Compression, Water Utility Platform (13.500 t), Topside Fabrication Works Project starts in partnership with Amec & Azfen. BTC, Ceyhan Marine Terminal – Construction of 2.3 km Jetty; 496th (final) pile is driven as of 27 September; the total length of the piles driven reach 152 km. BursaRay B: Design works of the 2nd Phase of the Light Rail System for Bursa City is awarded to Tekfen Engineering. Completion of Ankara Metro Stage III (Batıkent – Sincan – Törekent Line) Project. Completion of Yenibosna – Beylikdüzü LRT Line Preliminary Design Works. IPLOCA 2004 Environmental Award for Tekfen’s Sangachal (Azerbaijan) & BTC (Ceyhan-Turkey) schemes.

2003

STB 1 Barge Upgrade Work Project takes off in Azerbaijan. Completion of Apsheron Peninsula Natural Gas Pipeline Project in Azerbaijan. Completion of Sugözü Power Plant Project in Turkey. Tekfen extends its accreditation to cover ISO 9001:2000. “Tekfen receives BP’s HELIOS Award on ‘Promoting Human Development Through Training and Recruitment’ theme for its achievement in Sangachal Terminal Expansion Project.

2002

“Sangachal Onshore Terminal Main Construction Works” take off in Azerbaijan in the framework of Azeri – Chirag – Guneshli Full Field Development Project. Apsheron Peninsula Natural Gas Pipeline Project starts in Azerbaijan. Tekfen signs contract for “Ceyhan Marine Terminal Onshore and Offshore Construction Works” in the framework of Baku – Tbilisi – Ceyhan Crude Oil Pipeline Project. Completion of Istanbul Ataturk Olympic Stadium Project. Completion of Otogar – Bağcılar – Başak Konutları Metro Line, Preliminary Design and Supervision in Istanbul, Turkey.

2001

Completion of Susurluk – Balıkesir Motorway Final Design (62 km) for State Highways Authority in Turkey. Ankara Metro Stage III (Batıkent – Sincan – Törekent Line) Project starts in Ankara, Turkey. Yenikapı – Bağcılar Metro and Yenibosna – Beylikdüzü LRT Lines Preliminary Design Works take off in Istanbul, Turkey.

2000

Completion of Fergana Refinery Modernisation Project, Uzbekistan. Completion of Istanbul Metro Phase 1 Project, Turkey Start of Çiftehan – Pozantı Motorway, Viaducts and Tunnels Project in Turkey. CPC Crude Oil Pipeline Project takes off in Kazakhstan. Sugözü Power Plant Project takes off in Turkey. Afsin Elbistan Power Plant, B Unit Project takes off in Turkey.

1999

Completion of the “Azeri section” of Western Route Pipeline Project for AIOC. Completion of the construction of “Pump Stations and Mobile Radio Stations” in the framework of Western Route Pipeline Project in Georgia. Completion of Mechanical, Electrical, Piping and Instrumentation Works of Supsa Terminal, Georgia. Start of 80.000 seat Istanbul Atatürk Olympic Stadium Project, Turkey.

1998

“Cotton Spinning Mill” of Papfen, a joint venture between TEKFEN and the Ministry of Light Industry of Uzbekistan, starts production.

1997

Start of Fergana Refinery Modernisation Project in Uzbekistan. Start of the “Azeri section” of Baku-Supsa Crude Oil Pipeline Project for Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC). Start of Susurluk – Balıkesir Motorway Final Design (62 km) for State Highways Authority in Turkey. Start of Aydın – Kuyucak Motorway Preliminary and Final Design (70 km) for State Highways Authority in Turkey. Start of Eastern Province Water Transmission System Project for SWCC, Saudi Arabia. Start of Western Province Water Transmission System Project for SWCC, Saudi Arabia. Completion of Sangachal Terminal Project for AIOC in Azerbaijan.

1996

Completion of Saztube – Yelemez – Aporni Crude Oil Pipeline Project in Kazakhstan. Izmit Gulf Crossing Pre-Bid Design, Turkey Strategic Planning for Metro and LRT Network in European Side of Istanbul, Turkey. Completion of Izmit Unicracker and Associated Units Project for TUPRAS, Turkey. Tekfen’s work quality is certified with ISO 9001.

1995

Completion of Tschernoretschje Satellite Town Project in Samara, Russian Federation. Otogar – Bağcılar – Başak Konutları Metro Line, Preliminary Design and Supervision takes off in Istanbul, Turkey. Completion of Susurluk – Balıkesir Motorway Preliminary Design (62 km) for State Highways Authority in Turkey.

1994

Start of Wafra Tank Farm, Eight Welded Crude Oil Storage Tanks Project for KOC, Kuwait.

1993

Completion of Al Tameer South Tank Farm Project for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), Kuwait. Completion of the first section (124 km) of Tarsus – Adana – Gaziantep (TAG) Motorway, Turkey. Completion of Izmir Refinery, Hydrocracker and Associated Units Project, for Turkish Petroleum Refineries Corporation (TUPRAS). Tschernoretschje Satellite Town Project takes off in Samara, Russian Federation. Start of Susurluk – Balıkesir Motorway Preliminary Design (62 km) for State Highways Authority in Turkey. Istanbul Metro Phase 1(First Metro Project in Turkey) Project takes off for Istanbul Municipality.

1991

Completion of Taif City Underground Utilities System Project for the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, Saudi Arabia. Atasehir Satellite Town Project takes off in Istanbul for Emlakbank, Turkey.

1989

Completion of Al Jubail – Riyadh Water Transmission System, Line C Project for SWCC, Saudi Arabia.

1988

Completion of Assir Water Transmission System Project for SWCC in Saudi Arabia. Start of Tarsus – Adana – Gaziantep (TAG) Motorway Project (258 km) for State Highways Authority in Turkey.

1987

Completion of the 2nd Iraq – Turkey Crude Oil Pipeline Project for BOTAS, Turkey. Completion of Ceyhan Terminal Tank Farm Expansion Project for BOTAS Turkey. Completion of Baiji Tank Farm Project for State Company for Oil Projects (SCOP) Iraq. Start of Sinanoba Satellite Town Project for Emlakbank, Turkey.

1986

Completion of Yumurtalık – Kırıkkale Crude Oil Pipeline, Tank Farm and Pump Stations Project for BOTAŞ, Turkey. Technical Services Co., Inc. (TST) starts manufacturing polypropylene and polyethylene bags in Adana, Turkey.

1985

Completion of the 1st Expansion of Toros Fertilizer Plant at Ceyhan, Turkey. Al Jubail – Riyadh Water Transmission System, Line C Project takes off for SWCC, Saudi Arabia.

1984

Tekfen Engineering Co., Inc. is established as an independent entity to meet the design and engineering needs of turnkey projects.

1971

Tekfen Holding Co., Inc. is founded as the umbrella organization to coordinate the activities of the various Tekfen companies.

1957

The three partners establish Tekfen Construction Ltd., the company name being created by combining “Teknoloji” (Technology) and “Fen” (Science).

1956

Feyyaz Berker, Nihat Gökyiğit and Necati Akçağlılar form an engineering company.