Ship supplier companies provide Turkish and foreign-flagged ships without crossing from the Turkish Straits and ships that offer port services or food and beverage supplies that need general consumption during their stay at the port. These companies make connections and shipments to the ships they wish to supply by ship’s shipowner, owner or ship agent.
The services given to foreign flagged vessels through ship supplier companies are export and provide foreign exchange input to the country’s economy. To make the voyage of the ship, the primary and auxiliary machines with engines, cranes and so on. The companies that supply the materials such as oil and fuel required for the operation of the parts to the ship are defined as ship refueling firms and the services given by these firms are called as the ship refueling (bunker) service.
The word of the bunker, which means the warehouse in which the ships are used for coal and where the coal is stored, is now used for ship fuels, and ship refueling is also called bunkering. Bunker supply companies offer two types of services such as refueling services and lubricating oil supply services. In addition to bunker supply, water and food supply are also provided through bunker barriers.
95% of the ship is fueling is done from Istanbul in Turkey; the central refueling zone is between Yenikapi and Bakırköy. Approximately 50,000 ships pass through the Turkish Straits per year, and only 18,000 ships are replenished in Istanbul. The amount of fuel supplied is about 1.7 million tons per year. The Turkish ship refueling sector provides services in 4 terminals with 60 refueling barriers, eight agency boats, 850 seafarers, and 400 land personnel. Transbosphor serves as a bunker supply company. We produce fast solutions for all your refueling needs.
Port agencies generally provide services for the ships and seafarers at the ports of ships. It is an agency type that is encountered in regular line transportation and only agencies that provide freight marketing services are called port agencies for the lines that are loading to the ship. 160 There is usually a long-term contract with the shipowner, and they have an advanced marketing sales network and function.
In practice, not only the ship agencies that carry cargo ports to the ship but also the port agencies and the port agencies engaged in port agencies, the container ship agencies operating in the regular line transportation is also the port agency.
The port agent, who is the local representative of the ship at the port where the ship is arriving, gives the shipowner the proforma invoice showing the ship’s estimated port costs before the ship arrives; The port is controlled by the customs clearance, and the ship provides the fuel, storage and spare parts that the ship needs in port.
These agencies are generally referred to as port agencies because they are dealing with the port operations of the ship and they do not provide services to the ship. The effective functioning of a port agency must be in line with national and international rules, to ensure that all official authorities are fulfilling the requirements when serving the ship, and to have full and productive connections with port operators and service providers. Transbosphor aims to provide the best service to you thanks to its active service network and experience gained over the years.