Turkish Akkon Line Begins Container Service to Ukraine.

Turkey’s Akkon Lines are launching a new container service from Turkey to Ukraine. An agreement between DP World TIS Pivdennyi and Akkon Shipping was signed on August 26. The first arrival at DP World TIS Pivdennyi is expected in early September. The regular weekly service will offer a direct connection between Pivdennyi (formerly, Yuzhny) in Ukraine and Ambarli and Gebze, with further transshipment to Constanta in Romania, Valencia, Barcelona and Castiglione in Spain, Salerno and Genoa in Italy, Bizerte and