M/V Aura will be spending the summer in the Çanakkale 1915 Bridge project in the Dardanelles (Çanakkale Strait), Turkey. The Çanakkale bridge is the world’s longest suspension bridge being built at the western entrance of the Sea of Marmara, some 200km from Istanbul, and, like the country’s three bridges crossing the Bosphorus Strait, it will also straddle two continents, connecting the Asian and European parts of Turkey. With a main span of 2,023m, completion of the suspension bridge will open a new category for the world’s longest span bridges, being the first in the world to have a main span of more than 2km. Aura transports the 89 bridge sections of the bridge to the construction site, and offshore operations are performed in DP-mode. M/V Aura will be involved in the project until end of August 2021.