About Us

VELA Shipping – Atılay ÖZAY sole proprietorship was established in 2009 by Atilay ÖZAY, Maritime Transportation Management Engineer.

Vela Maritime Enterprise became a competent and important maritime enterprise in the Tekirdag region by obtaining the Ship Management License in 2009 and the Ship Agency License in 2010.

Since its establishment in 2009, Vela Maritime Enterprise has successfully carried out technical management of 13 different ferries, safely transporting over 1 million vehicles in the Sea of ​​Marmara in 11 years with the ships it operates.

Vela Shipping currently provides benefits with its ship management activities with 9 ferries, 1 dry cargo ship, and 2 agency boats in its fleet.

Vela Shipping started to provide ship agency services to ships making international voyages by establishing the “Ship Agency” department in 2013. It has benefited by undertaking ship agency services for over 5,000 ships in 8 years in Turkey’s major ports, especially in Tekirdağ.

Ship Agency Service; It is a commercial representation activity based on reliability.

It is a comprehensive service including protecting the legal rights and interests of the ship, organizing the ship’s affairs, obtaining permits, services or documents, transferring the information to the interests, performing the transactions related to the ship’s crew, and paying the ship’s call expenses.

Ship Agencies have a key role in maritime trade due to their legal representative capacity and duty to protect interests.

As a result of the experience gained in Ship Agency operations and ship management activities, Vela Shipping realized the importance of focusing on the competent team and corporate structure working in the field of Ship Agency.

As a result of this determination, with the aim of directing the focus of Vela Maritime Management to the field of Shipping Agency, “Vela Gemi Acenteliği A.Ş.”, whose activity is only Ship Agency Services. He founded his company on March 01, 2021, continues his Corporate Development Project and services in the field of shipping agency with his new company.

VELA Ship Agency provides shipping agency services with its high-status corporate structure, highly representative and competent team, strong capital, and provides high benefits to the ship it represents and its stakeholders.

OUR VİSİON

We aim to be a corporate and unique company that creates high benefits in the field of Shipping Agency.

OUR MİSSİON

We aim to ensure that our Shipping Agency activities provide high benefits to our customers and stakeholders.

OUR TARGETS AND OBJECTIVES

The subjects we focus on in order to actualize our “Targets and Objectives” and to be a pioneer in the field of Shipping Agency are as follows;

“Developing Our Institutional Structure”: We are working to develop business models that meet the needs of the Shipping Agency with our new corporate and digital structure that we will create.

“Effective and Empathetic Communication”: We try to be accessible from every channel, whenever our customers or stakeholders need it, and to establish empathetic communication with a cooperation approach.

”Developing Our Institution Culture”

  • We care about effectively managing opportunities and risks.
  • We care about continuous learning with our experiences and knowledge.
  • We create dynamic teams that act quickly in the face of events, solve problems and adapt.

Our History

09February2009

Vela Maritime Business Established in Tekirdag

22April2009

Ship Operation License Received

We got the Ship Operator License on the same date and we started our first business as Vela Denizcilik with the technical operation of 2 ferries.

06January2010

Ship Agency License Received

With this license, we have become a more active and preferred business in our region.

29May 2010

We Started the Technical Management of 7 Ferries

10April2013

Ship Agency Department Established and Started to Serve International Ships

01January2016

Vela Shipping Is Among The Major Shipping Agencies In Tekirdağ

01March2021

Vela Shipping Agency A.Ş. was Established and Institutionalization Studies Started

Organizations We Are Registered With​

WE CONTINUE OUR ACTIVITIES AS REGISTERED TO THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS. WE ARE PERIODICALLY INSPECTED DUE TO THE LICENSES WE HAVE OBTAINED FROM THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS. 

Our References

Our Crew

Capt. Atılay ÖZAY

Chairman-Founder

Maritime Transportation Management Engineer (Istanbul University-1998)

Özgür ÇAĞLAYAN

Ship Agency Manager

Maritime Transportation Management Engineer (Istanbul University-2011)

İlker ÇATAK

Excellence Manager

Marine Port Management Technician (Namik Kemal University-2016)

Anıl ANCER

Ship Operations Manager

Marine Port Technician (Namik Kemal University-2018)

Umut TOSUN

Ship Operations Manager

Marine Port Technician (Namik Kemal University-2018)

Nur ÖZGÜL

Ship Operations Manager

Maritime Business Management (Bülent Ecevit University-2021)

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    ADDRESS

    63739 street lorem ipsum City, Country

    PHONE

    +12 (0) 345 678 9

    EMAIL

    info@company.com