"Arkas Holding and IRISL, which is a maritime company of Islamic Republic of Iran, dissolved the partnership. Within the scope of developing relationships between Turkey and Iran; the shares of the IRISL Anadolu Shipping Agency, which was established in 2016 by Arkas Holding and IRISL that is a maritime company of Islamic Republic of Iran; were transferred to Iranians." (Maritime, "Arkas Holding and IRISL Dissolve the Partnership," 11/7/2018).
"Arkas Holding has said it signed a memorandum of understanding with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) to establish a Turkey-based joint venture to offer maritime transportation and logistics services across the Mediterranean Sea.
Arkas Chairman Lucien Arkas, and IRISL Executive Board Chairman Dr. Mohammad Saeedi attended the signing ceremony, which was held in IRISL’s head office in Tehran, said the İzmir-based Arkas said in a written statement on April 12." (April 12, 2016).