The Competition Board concluded the preliminary inquiry conducted in response to the application claiming that undertakings dealing with ro-ro transport between Ambarlı Port and Bandırma Port line violated article 4 of the Act No. 4054 by colluding and determining the prices charged from transporters.
After discussing the information, documents and findings acquired in the preliminary inquiry in its meeting of 28.11.2017, the Board concluded that the findings were significant and sufficient, and took the decision no 17-39/627-M to initiate an investigation about:
- Tramola Gemi İşletmeciliği ve Ticaret A.Ş.
- Kale Nakliyat Seyahat ve Turizm A.Ş.
- İstanbullines Denizcilik Yatırım A.Ş.
- İstanbul Deniz Nakliyat Gıda İnşaat Sanayi Ticaret Ltd. Şti.
- Cabotage Line Ro-Ro and Ferryboat Operators Association
*Investigation decisions taken by the Competition Board are announced to the public following the notification of the decision to the undertakings or associations of undertakings under investigation. Those announcements, which are made within the framework of informing the public about the decisions of the Competition Board, cannot be interpreted to mean that the undertakings or associations of undertakings under investigation have violated the Act no 4054, or they are or will be subject to penal sanctions under the Act.