Following its goals of expanding into new markets in the Mediterranean, Black Sea, Europe, and Africa, Arkas Line is now setting its sights on America. With the addition of the M/v Sine A to USX (United States Express) service, Arkas Line will commence regular service to America.
Arkas Line will partnership with Turkon and Hapag Llyod on USX service and Arkas participation transforms the existing service into a weekly service with increased number of vessels.
USX Service will begin with the Max Schulte from Mersin on February 26th and weekly service operated by 7 vessels will follow the below rotation in 49 days voyage time;
Mersin/ Kumport (Istanbul) /Evyap /Gemlik (Gemport) /Aliaga (TCEGE) /Algeciras /New York / Norfolk /Savannah /Tanger /Mersin
Can Atalay, CEO of Arkas Line, stated, “Our goal is to expand the Arkas Line brand into new territories. Our partners in this service are long-standing collaborators, strong and established companies. We believe Arkas Line strengths like customer-oriented approach and its agile structure will make positive contribution to our customers’ requirements. Apart from the direct ports in the service we call, we’re aiming also to connect major Mediterranean, Black Sea and African ports in our portfolio to US East coast by transshipment service with our strong network in the region.
While we’re working hard to reach our sustainability targets and fulfill our environmental policy we’ll continue to invest and expand our service coverage in a responsible way.”