New feeder service connects Poti Port and Istanbul

New feeder service connects Poti Port and Istanbul

APM Terminals (APMT) Poti has welcomed the new Poti Turkiye Feeder (PTF) service from shipping line ZIM.

The new service expands the company’s offering between Turkey and Georgia.

Every 12 to 14 days, the 925 TEU Contship Joy will travel between Turkish ports and Poti Port. 

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APM Terminals Poti serves as a hub for trade between Europe and Central Asia as well as a worldwide entry point for trade in Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. 

The port is connected to all major cities in Georgia, the larger Caucasus area, and Central Asia through its on-dock rail links and direct connections to the region’s road and rail networks. 

Through ZIM’s extensive network, this new service further increases Poti’s global connectivity according to APMT.

Chief Commercial Officer, Iain Rawlinson, said: “With the increased need for connections between Georgia and Central Asia and the rest of the world, and the growth in this market, we are confident that ZIM will have great success with their new Turkiye-Poti Feeder service.”

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