Arkas Holding and duisport an important partnership established: Arkas Europe's largest intermodal logistics terminal (land port) operator Duisport, signed a partnership in order to spread the intermodal network in the development of multimodal logistic centers, and Europe and Asia threw in Turkey.
Arkas Holding Chairman Lucien Arkas and Duisport CEO Erich Staake attended the signing ceremony yesterday at Logitrans Logistics Fair. Two partner intermodal logistics centers in order to develop North Rhine-Westphalia ceremony, they announced that they have established a new partnership in Turkey's Transportation Minister Michael Groschek also attended.
GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR DEVELOPMENT
Such partnership of industry and underlines the importance of the logistic value of North Rhine-Westphalia Transport Minister Michael Groschek, "the bridge between Duisburg and Turkey, in our globalized world, emphasizes the importance of duisport logistics operations. The new and efficient link between Istanbul and duisburg paves the way for a wide range of development and growth opportunities for North Rhine-Westphalia transporters.
FIRST PROJECT IN KARTEPE
The first project within the scope of the partnership will be the establishment and operation of an intermodal logistics center of 200 thousand square meters in İzmit Kartepe, which is very close to Istanbul. In 2018, there will be a terminal where two different modes of transport can be used: the center, rail and road.
Duisburg Hafen AG CEO Erich Staake "Turkey, the industrial value chain and logistics is one of the largest mainstream market. With Arkas, we have won a strong and multinational partnership that ideally complements our own network. By combining our technical knowledge, we can add considerable value to the region and optimize our customers' transportation chains. ”
WE HAVE TO WEIGHT THE RAILWAY INVESTMENTS
Arkas Holding Chairman Lucien Arkas is the following statement regarding the partnership, he said: "Central Europe's leading operator of multimodal logistics hub, we build partnerships in Turkey. Until today, we have always tried to realize our investments by predicting the needs of the sector. Turkey's foreign trade in 2023. The realization of the targets in the rail freight's share is expected to be 15%. In order to reach these targets, logistics and railway investments should be emphasized. In this sense, we have accelerated our investments. The intermodal logistics terminal (land port), the first of which will be established in Izmit Kartepe with the partnership of duisport, will become a complete hub when the Marmaray tunnel is used for cargo transportation and the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line is opened. Transport will be carried out between Asia and Europe, Europe and the Balkan and Central Asia (CIS) countries. Since the terminal will be connected to the railway, it is very important to complete the regulations on the liberalization of the railway as soon as possible. When the liberalization law is fully regulated, we will also make a locolomotive investment. ”