Arkas Container Transport S.A. (Arkas Konteyner Tasimacilik, A.S.) trading under the brand name “Arkas Line”, has announced the inauguration of a regular weekly container service, as from January 1, 2014, to Ashdod port, Israel.
The company offers regular Liner services between ports in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean with a fleet of 50 container vessels, most of which have Turkish flags and are owned by Arkas. The company's container fleet of approximately 83.600 TEUs including special equipment such as open top, high cube, flat-rack, pallet-wide and reefers.
The rotation of the new weekly service will be: Haydarpasa – Marport – Gebze – Gemlik – Izmir - Ashdod – Port Said E/W – Haydarpasa and it will be offered in cooperation with Yang Ming Line (YML) TIX (TURKEY-ISRAEL-EXPRESS) container service.
“Arkas Line” is represented in Israel by Packer M. Shipping Ltd. a well-established Israeli shipping agency and a tank container operator, part of the Gadot Shipping and logistics LTD.