Ship Agency Services at Turkish Ports & Straits

Services we provide

24 hours / 7 days

ASSOS provides ship agency services either as a full agent or as a protective agent at all Turkish Ports and Turkish straits experienced with Bulkers / Tankers / Chemicals / LPG Carriers / General Cargo. Accurate estimates port and Turkish straits expenses providing proforma disbursement accounts thus enabling our principals to make realistic voyage calculations. 24 hours a day operation and efficient service throughout the year at all Turkish ports, Canakkale (Dardanelles) and Istanbul (Bosphorus) straits.


Daily reporting of vessels’ progress & movements in Turkish straits transits and/or port loading & discharging operations.
Arranging and coordinating stevedores in case of “LINER IN / LINER OUT” terms or coordinating stevedores in case of ” CQD ” terms, if required by principals.
All of our port operations staff are locally based and fully conversant with authorities and procedures specific to their port(s), thus enabling ASSOS to provide full assistance and guidance to principals and to the Masters of their vessels


Customs clearance and delivery of spare parts in transit.
Assistance and coordination of the signing on/off crewmembers and arrange medical assistance.
Arranging for the appointment of fully qualified independent surveyors, to attend vessels, their cargoes, and bunkers, when required by our principals.
Arranging ship repairs and maintenance at competitive rates via our affiliated shipyards at Tuzla/Istanbul.


Arranging Owners’ & Operators’ matters whilst the vessel performs voyage on Time Charter or the vessel is attended by charterers agents. Ensuring coordination for services or supplies that are provided by third parties with absolute minimum delays or disruption and progress of vessels entrusted to ASSOS’ care.

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Advancing cash payments to Masters at all Turkish ports and also “CTM” can be delivered to vessels whilst transiting the Bosphorus without stopping or causing unnecessary delay.
Arranging stores and freshwater supply.

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