Akmar Shipping and Trading SA was established in 1987. Relying on our personal shipping experience for over 40 years and with emphasis on young and efficient staff in supplement, Akmar has become one of the leading shipping companies in Turkey.
As shipping agents, we handle 900 to 1000 vessels per year at all Turkish ports and straits of Dardanelles and Bosphorus. We have our own offices at main ports of the country i.e Istanbul, Gulf of Izmit, Aliaga, Izmir, Iskenderun and Mersin which are controlled and supervised by our head office in Istanbul for the aim of ensuring the smoothest operations and most correct and efficient dialogue with our principals.
Equipped with well trained and experienced staff and backed up with the benefit of having ourown offices at main ports, we do not only have excellent relations with the authorities but we also have very harmonious contacts with main importing / exporting companies in our country.
We, consider our clients' rights as our rights and in every respect and perform with our utmost care for all vessels that are calling to all Turkish Ports or just going through Straits in our country.
- Port, Straits,Drydocking and Protective Agency
24/7 attendance at all Turkish ports and straits
- Crew change at straits and ports
Disembarking and embarkation of crew, extension of shore pass, repatriation, procurement of visas to enterTurkey in the lines of Visa regulations, airport meeting, transportation, hotel reservations, ticketing service and other related immigration services.
- Delivery of Ship’s Spares and Stores
Including custom clearance of parts arriving at Turkish Airports in transit to be delivered to the vessel during transit passage or at ports.
Provision and Store Supply
We supply all kind of provisions and store lists including admiralty books & charts, technical supplies.
Bunker, Lubeoil and Fresh Water Supply
At Turkish ports and in transit at Istanbul at market’s with best prices.
Medical Attendance on Crew Members
At many hospitals and dental clinics throughout Turkey with a reputation of excellent service.
Sludge and Garbage Collection
In transit or at ports.
Underwater Inspections and Surveys
Photography and filming available in addition to detailed reports. May be undertaking at port or in transit.
Arranging Marine Surveys
All Turkish ports.
Repairing Services (Repair/ docking at shipyard, Repairs at anchorage)
Coordination of repairs, installations, maintenances and overhauls in electrical, mechanical and communication devices by the well known marine engineering companies.