About Us

Cem Ertem - Founder
Cem Ertem. a graduate of Istanbul Technical University, holds a B.Sc. in Marine Engineering and is a certified A Class Chief Engineer. Between 2003 and 2005 he was the "Ships in Service" Director of Bureau Veritas, Istanbul Office. His position dealt with the responsibilities of coordinating all activities and monitoring the performance of all "Ships In Service" surveyors of Bureau Veritas. Between 1999 and 2003 Cem Ertem was a "Ships in Service" Surveyor of Bureau Veritas, Istanbul Office. His position responsibilities included performing all types of Class Surveys on board BV classed vessels for Class and Statutory Certification, as well as new-building projects. In summary, under the employment of BV, Cem Ertem undertook a variety of tasks, allowing him to achieve the following Qualifications and positions:
o Ships in Service Director (SSOM) for Turkey, Israel and Caspian Sea Countries o Crew and System Certification Director (CSOM)
o Certified Lead Auditor on ISM Code
o Maritime Security Auditor (MSA)
o BVQI Lead Auditor
o Regional Quality Auditor (Middle East Region)
o Certified Lead Auditor on ISO 9001: 2000 and ISO 9001: 1994
Prior to joining Bureau Veritas, Cem Ertem worked for several Turkish shipping companies, reaching the position of General Manager. As such, between 1997 and 1999 his duties included the technical management and the operational coordination of vessels, in addition to the proper implementation of the fleet's Planned Maintenance System (PMS) He was further responsible for the analysis of running costs and budgeting. Cem Ertem has also completed a total of 8 years of seagoing employment on board various types of vessel, the last 3 as A' Class Chief Engineer
Ece Ertem - Financial and Business Development Manager / Partner
Ece is a gratuated of Middle East Technical University as Food Engineer (METU - FDE 94') and of the Ankara University specializing in "Finance and Business Especially for Engineers" (BSS95'). Upon completion of her studies, she worked for Koc Holdings's different companies for 8 years, in different departments such as "Budget Department", "Retail Sales Management", "Sales for Major Customers" as manager. She worked also as an independent bussiness consultant for several companies. She is specialist for establishing managemnt systems especially for maritime sector. She is the Head of the Financial Departments of our company overviewing all financial activities. She is also Business Development Manager and Partner of the company since establishing in 2005.
Bulent Haznedar - Deputy Manager/ Partner
Kocaeli University / Maritime Academy - Deck (1998-2001) Graduated with a diploma. Studied at Deck part. After two years experience of marine duty and working as an Operation Manager and DPA, he joined to our company and working since begining of 2008.
Okan Gün - Senior Surveyor
Graduated from Ekol Maritime Education Center from deck departmant. He worked for several type of vessels such as general cargo,bulk carrier,tanker and contanier vessels,in Deck Watch Keeping Officer and last 5 years as Chief Officer and then he has joined to Klass Shipping family in 2011.
Volkan Altinbas-STCW Department / Surveyor
After 2 years DPA experience, he joined to our company in 2015.
Selim Ozturk-STCW Department / Surveyor
After graduation from Odessa Maritime Academy in 2009 and 1 year sea service, he joined to our company in 2015.
Levent ULKER - Surveyor
Levent is graduated from deck department of University of Kocaeli, Maritime Academy in 2001. He worked on various size of dry cargo ships as a 3RD , 2ND and Chief Officer. He worked in a maritime company as Superintendent and Designated Person Ashore (DPA) and Finally since 2011, he commenced to work as Master on various type of vessels till October 2017 . Levent joined in our company in September 2017 as Surveyor.
Osman MENTESE - Surveyor
Osman is graduated from deck department of University of Kocaeli, Maritime Academy in 2001. He worked on various size of dry cargo ships as a 3RD , 2ND and Chief Officer until 2007. He worked in a maritime company as Superintendent and Designated Person Ashore (DPA) since 2007 until 2017 . Osman joined in our company in September 2017 as Surveyor.
Nurseli ASLAN - Administration Department