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Mersin

Mersin is a seaport in Southeast Turkey on the Mediterranean Coast. It is one of the country’s largest ports and is operated by Mersin International Port, part of Singapore-based PSA International. The port is Turkey’s third largest container port in January-July 2022.

CMA CGM has started its Adrimed service linking Mediterranean ports

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) April 27, 2018 – CMA CGM has started its Adrimed service, which will connect Koper, Piraeus, Limassol, Alexandria, Beirut...

Ranking: leading Mediterranean and Black Sea TEU ports for the period 2005-2017

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) April 8, 2018 – Assoporti, the Italian ports association, has published full statistics for TEU traffic at leading Mediterranean...

U.N. Ro-Ro extends Trieste port contract

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) March 14, 2018 – Turkey’s U.N. Ro-Ro has signed a contract to extend its use of Trieste port until 2041, providing...

Turkish company Arkas Line attracts new business to Terminal Container Ravenna

Ravenna, Italy (Ports Europe) March 11, 2018 – Arkas Container Transport S.A., the Turkish container shipping company, is to start offering weekly...

EBRD to work with Mersin Chamber of Commerce

Mersin, Turkey (Ports Europe) January 31, 2018 – The EBRD and the Mersin Chamber of Commerce are to work together to support and encourage...

APL enhances India Pakistan-Mediterranean Express Service with new port calls

APL, December 15, 2017 APL today announced the addition of three new port calls to its weekly India Pakistan-Mediterranean Express Service (IPM). The new ports...

Cosco Shipping launches regular container service from the port of Casablanca

Casablanca, Morocco (PortSEurope) December 11, 2017 – On December 7, 2017, the shipping group Cosco Shipping Ports Ltd launched a regular service from...

First freight train on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway departs Baku port

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) November 3, 2017 – On October 30, the inauguration ceremony of the Baku–Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway was held at...

Turkey set to receive world’s largest FRSU

Mersin, Turkey (PortSEurope) October 26, 2017 –  The MOL FSRU Challenger vessel is scheduled to arrive in Turkey this month from South Korea. The...

Syria announces Russian port service

Latakia, Syria (Ports Europe) October 9, 2017 – The Syrian Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade has announced the launch of the regular shipping line...

Commission clears acquisition of Mersin International Port by IFM and PSA

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) October 3, 2017 – The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Mersin...

Akfen Holding sells 40% stake in Mersin port to Australia’s IFM

Mersin, Turkey (Ports Europe) August 2, 2017 – Turkish infrastructure company Akfen Holding has sold its 40% stake in Mersin International Port to IFM...

Kombiverkehr reports on Greek and Turkish ports traffic

Frankfurt, Germany (PortSEurope) July 3, 2017 – At a shareholders meeting, Kombiverkehr (Kombiverkehr Deutsche Gesellschaft für kombinierten...

Intermarine Expands Americas to Mediterranean Liner Service

Houston, USA (PortSEurope) May 21, 2017 – Intermarine, LLC, the global leader in the transport of project, breakbulk and heavylift cargo, is to expand of its...

Lebanon extends maritime export subsidies programme

Beirut, Lebanon (PortSEurope) May 19, 2017 – The Lebanese Council of Ministers is to continue the maritime transport export subsidy program managed by...

South European maritime ports freight and passenger statistics

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) May 5, 2017 – The latest (2015) available statistical data on freight handling and passenger traffic in ports in...

Mersin International Port Chooses RTE’s GRASP Reefer Monitoring System

McGraw, NY, April 5, 2017 – Refrigerated Transport Electronics Inc.(RTE) recently completed the installation and commissioning of their GRASP RRCE-T Reefer...

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