Karanfil says sea voyages from Turkey to Libya will extend to Benghazi


Turkish Karanfil Group’s Chairman of the Board, Murtaza Karanfil, said they intend to expand their sea routes to Libya from Istanbul to Benghazi and Misrata at the same time.

In a statement released by the Turkish Trade Group, Karanfil stressed the importance of trade exchange with Libya, which he said was a trade exchange with the African continent at the same time.

He added that, given the geostrategic location enjoyed by Libya, it is the world’s gateway to Africa and Africa’s gateway to the world, indicating that he was happy the resumption of sea travel between Istanbul and Misrata after a 25-year hiatus.

He stressed that this step will help establish close trade ties with other African countries.

Regarding the details of cruises between the two countries, “Kronfel” said that they operate (4) trips per month through ships with a total capacity of (900) passenger beds, (400) cars and (1,700) tons. freight.

Karanfil said their group helps establish business ties between 26,000 Turkish companies and 120,000 Libyan customers.

Karanfil also disclosed that the trade volume between Turkey and Libya amounted to $3.6 billion, despite ongoing instability in Libya.


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