Arkas and its VSA partner “Sealand Europe & Med – A Maersk Company” are restarting the seasonal Russia Express Service, REX by the week 44th from Mersin.
This new joint reefer service addresses customers who are mainly shipping perishable cargo and want to leverage the reliable and fast transport service by sea. With a lead time of 4 days port-to-port from Mersin to Novorossiysk, REX connects Turkish perishable products with Russian market on weekly basis.
The weekly rotation will be;
Mersin – Novorossiysk – Mersin
Service will be started with the departure of EMMA A from Mersin on November, the 2nd 2019.
The two carriers’ VSA will be maintained with Arkas Line operating 1 out of 2 vessels with average 600 plug capacity. Cosco Line will be participated under a slot agreement on this service.