Oras Shipping & Trading Ltd. is a shipowning and operating company that was established in 1988. It is among the first ship brokering companies that have been set up in Turkey and has vast experience in terms of owning and operating vessels of various sizes. Average experience per onshore personnel, including both onboard and onshore experience, is over 10 years.
Our technical management team is led by a highly experienced individuals and has a diverse skill set, ranging from conventional dry/general cargo vessel management to Ro-Ro and even seismic research vessel and offshore management. Shore personnel has a significant hands-on experience on repairs, overhauling and drydocking while operations are managed by ocean going masters who have well over a decade of onboard experience.
Oras boasts a very strong network of technical contractors and suppliers as well as having a concrete crew base, consisting of both domestic and international top notch crew.
In addition, Oras Shipping & Trading Ltd. is Turkey’s first “operator” in actual terms (which involved chartering and operation of vessels for logistic operations of cargo owner clients, whose volumes are booked for long term) and is an acclaimed entity.