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New lines to the Middle East

Transportation services to the Middle East are now being offered by Transmec in Turkey.

With Turkey already a key link serving Europe and the former Russian Republics, the development of the new lines has been a natural step.

The new service links the countries of the Middle East, both via road and a sea-road multimodal service.

Departing from Istanbul, typical transit times are 3 days to Iraq, 5 days to Iran and 18 days to Afghanistan by road. Via sea freight, transit times are 4 days to Beirut and 12 days to Dubai.

Fulvio Villa, Transmec’s General Manager for Turkey, said: "We have launched these new lines having listened to the needs of our customers and the market. They open up a huge area with wide-ranging development opportunities."