Arkas Line Establishes Footprint in the United States

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Arkas Line, a Turkish shipping enterprise, is broadening its presence in the United States, establishing connections between significant Mediterranean, Black Sea, and African ports and the eastern seaboard of the United States.

The company has joined forces with Turkish counterparts Turkon and Hapag-Lloyd, putting into service the recently acquired 2,824 TEU vessel, Sine A, for the United States Express (USX) route. The rotation, currently taking 49 days with seven ships, will shift to a weekly frequency once Arkas joins the operation on February 26.

Atalay, the Chief Executive Officer of Arkas Line, expressed, “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.”

Established in 1902, Arkas has a rich history. Alphaliner's data reveals that it boasts 35 container ships, earning it the 30th spot among the world's largest liners.