FESCO Transportation Group to announce the new container service from Turkey to Novorossiysk with direct call to Sochi

25 September 2012
FESCO Transportation Group (RTS:FESH/FESHG), Russia’s largest integrated transportation service provider with over 130 years of experience, marks yet another step in its expansion into the Black Sea region by teaming up with Barkon Ship Agencies A.S. as agent to offer the direct container service between Istanbul (Ambarli), Turkey and Novorossiysk and Sochi, Russia.

The new service is the extension of the existing FESCO-branded FSDL (FESCO Sochi Direct Line). Serviced by FESCO’s own 270 TEU m/v “Abakan”, the line welcomes clients with 20’/40’ dry and reefer containers, providing the following rotation:

Route: Novorossiysk — Sochi – Istanbul (Ambarli) – Novorossiysk.

The new service’s maiden voyage — 19/10/2012

“The expansion of our service offering in the Black Sea region is one of the top strategic priorities for FESCO”, says Sergey Kostyan, FESCO Vice President for Liner and Logistics.

“We are bringing together more than 130 years of experience, world-wide reputation and own resources of one of the Russia’s leading container logistics companies to offer convenient, reliable and competitive service to clients both in Russia and Turkey who demand top quality for their cargo.”

For sales inquiries please contact:

In Turkey (Istanbul):
Tel: +90 (216) 5388888, fax: +90 (216) 5388899, aaksoy@barkonship.com

In Russia (Moscow):
Tel: +7 (495) 7414929, fax: +7 (495) 7414928, sales@fesco.com,

In Russia (Novorossiysk)
Tel: +7 (8617) 601881, IMischenko@fesco.com