Medlog buys its largest ship

Medlog, MSC’s dedicated Turkish subsidiary, has taken on its largest boxship to date. The 2,207 teu Med Samsun will be deployed on Turkish cabotage trades. The ship, previously AS Amalia, was bought from Germany’s Ahrenkiel Steamship, according to Alphaliner.

Medlog has four other ships in its fleet, ranging in size from 1,000 to 1,100 teu.

Medlog caters for domestic vessel operations in Turkey as well as regional container feeder services.


Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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