UN Ro-Ro takes over the compatriot Ulusoy

Turkey’s U.N. Ro-Ro, the largest freight ro-ro operator active on the routes between Turkey and Italy, has taken over one of its main competitor Ulusoy Ro-Ro Isletmeleri.

The deal worth is around $230m and following the takeover two new ro-ro lines will be opened from Cesme (Turkey) respectively to Toulon (France) and to Bari (Italy).

U.N. Ro-Ro  Company operates twelve ro-ro vessels covering three main routes: Pendik/Ambarli-Trieste, Pendik-Toulon and Mersin-Trieste carrying all types of rolling cargo including accompanied trailers, unaccompanied semi-trailers, 45 feet containers, tank containers, swapbody containers, project and heavy cargo goods.

Ulusoy shipping lines were established in 1995 in order to develop ro-ro transportation mainly between Cesme and Trieste, Italy and today operates 4 ro-ro and 4 dry bulk vessels.

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