As Yang Ming expands the service network of the existing Europe service from Mersin and Iskenderun ports, it also starts the North Europe direct service from Istanbul and Izmir.
Yang Ming, one of the prominent Ship-Owners of the sector based in Taiwan, aims to increase the Middle East services and service connections, which has been carried out with a great success for many years by the Yang Ming Anadolu Gemi Acenteligi established by the partnership of Yang Ming and Arkas in 2009, with the North Europe direct service from Istanbul and Izmir.
The service provided by NEX – NORTH EUROPE EAST MED EXPRESS from the existing Mersin and Iskenderun ports of the Yang Ming line will start to serve it’s customers with a wider network via the new rotation as of 21 October 2019.
Yang Ming, who will start direct NET- NORTH EUROPE –TURKEY EXPRESS service from Istanbul and Izmir, will also transport indirectly from Gemlik and Samsun ports. It is estimated that first arrival to Istanbul will be on 27th October.
Rotations of the services are as follows:
NEX (North Europe East Med Express) service;
Iskenderun (Limak) – Mersin (MIP) – Haifa – Pire – Salerno – Felixstowe – Rotterdam – Hamburg -Antwerp – Pire – Alexandria (Aict In El Dekheila) – Iskenderun (Limak) – Mersin (MIP)
NET (North Europe Turkey Express) service;
Istanbul (Kumport) – Istanbul (Gebze) – Izmir (Alsancak) – Izmir (Aliaga) – Felixstowe – Hamburg – Antwerp – Pire – Istanbul (Kumport)