Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Arkas Line hoists anchor for West Africa

The first service has started from Istanbul (Marport) on 3 October with DC Blue Ocean ship operating for WBS (West Mediterranean BlackSea).

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arkas lineHaving cooperated with Hanjin Shipping in parallel with the volume of trade growing between Turkey and West African countries as well as well as the demands of service by the customers.Arkas Line provides container transportation services from Turkey’s Istanbul (Marport), Izmir, Gemlik, and Mersin ports to Nigeria (Lagos), Ghana (Tema) and the Ivory Coast (Abidjan) transiting through Spain’s Algeciras. The West Africa Service that will be provided via four ships weekly follows the (WAF-West Africa Service) Algeciras /Lagos (Apapa) / Tema / Abidjan / Algeciras route.

The Arkas Line customers with cargoes in Gemlik and Izmir can utilize this service that is realized by transiting through Istanbul. The ship follows the Istanbul (Marport)-Cagliari-Casablanca-Tangier-Algeciras route and the cargoes are transferred from this service to WAF service. At Mersin Port, the first embarkation onto the M/V Vento Di Notada V627 ship working for GPS service took place on 6 October. The ship runs on the route of Mersin- Alexandria- Napoli-La Spezia -Genoa - Algeciras and cargoes are transferred from this service to the WAF service. Arkas Line meets all other countries for which it provides services with the Algeciras-transited West African ports.

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