August 14 - Rickmers-Linie has appointed Navitrans Agency Services as its agent in Turkey with immediate effect.

Navitrans' head office is in Istanbul and it has branch offices in Iskenderun, Izmir and Izmit.

Established in 1982, Navitrans acts as ships agent for all type of vessels calling at Turkish ports for loading and unloading of cargo, for transit passage through the Dardanelles & Bosphorus, drydocking , repair, crew change, bunkers, stores & provisions and other marine-related activities.