Core Shipping is a shipping and freight forwarding company in Istanbul since 2015, very well organized and capable of offering a wide range of customized freight solutions for bulk, oversized, heavy lift cargoes by sea, river and road.

Our core business is chartering in the niche markets and our new passion is West Africa. We gained respectable experience in West Africa region within the past years and established a semi-liner service, based on demand and market conditions.

Having more than 15 years of experience in breakbulk, containerized, oversized and heavy lift cargo forwarding, Core Shipping can comfortably undertake your requirements, no matter how big or heavy. The multimodal services are being provided with our representatives in focused regions and solid network of solution partners worldwide.


  • EPC Projects Equipment
  • Oil & Gas, Petrochemical Industry Equipment
  • Maritime Industry: Yachts & Boats & Barge
  • Cement & Asphalt & Power Plant Equipment
  • Mining, Mills and Machinery Industry
  • Off-shore/Underwater Projects Equipment
  • Heavy Lifting Industry: Dismantled Crane Equipment
  • Rig & Drill Industry Equipment
  • Wind Farm Projects Equipment


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We offer a semi-liner parceling service from Black Sea & Mediterranean ports to West Africa region serving the demand of oil & gas, construction, mining and agriculture industries. We mainly provide this service by 5-12.000 DWAT multi-purpose ships, well equipped to lift cargoes up to 300 tons.

Our tailor-made service comprises the safe, reliable and efficient transportation of bagged minerals, steels, project cargo, dangerous goods, containerized cargo to below countries within West Africa coast:

  • Morocco
  • Mauritania
  • Cape Verde
  • Senegal
  • Gambia
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guinea
  • Sierra Leone
  • Liberia
  • Ivory Coast
  • Ghana
  • Togo
  • Benin
  • Nigeria
  • Cameroon
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Sao Tome
  • Gabon
  • Congo
  • Angola


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We offer integrated shipping solutions for general cargo, project cargoes, steel products and SOC containers from North Continent, Mediterranean and Black Sea ports to Caspian Sea and Russian river ports throughout 8 months out of the year, from April to November. We operate sea-river going vessels ranging from 1.100 dwat to 7.000 dwat as well as roro/lolo barges.

Some of our services in this field:

  • Preparation of stowage and lashing plans approved by Russian classification authorities
  • Chartering river ships with different deadweight and specifications for transportation of general cargoes
  • Loading/unloading/transshipment operations with the use of various special equipment
  • Preparation/registration of all the necessary documentation and obtaining approvals from local authorities
  • Supervision of the complete turn-key solutions
  • Multimodal delivery solutions by road or rail up to final destinations in any CIS countries through experienced local partners. or rail up to final destinations in any CIS


Chartering is one of our core activities and our approach to this service encompasses near complete commercial management in contrast to a limited role played by the traditional broker.

Every single step is taken with utmost care and as per our principals’ instructions and authorisations. Core Shipping is able to assist and render commercial or legal advices at any stage of a fixture.

Our expert shipbroking team monitors and categorise direct controlled and exclusive cargo orders and vessel positions for an expeditious work. Our dedication and loyalty to our customers enable us to cooperate with industry conglomarates such as internationally recognized traders and chartering houses. Players in various segments of shipping business are linked together with our positive interference.

Core Shipping is a member of “The Shipbrokers’ Association – Turkey”. All business undertaken is subject to the FONASBA Code of Conduct and the Baltic Code.


Our freight forwarding team provides door-to-door service for the projects and containerized cargoes. We offer following services depending on your requirements:

  • Land transport for standard, over-sized, heavy lift cargoes
  • Route and site surveys
  • Road permits for over-sized and heavy lift cargoes
  • Crane hiring
  • Technical support: Stowage, lifting and lashing plans
  • Installation, erection, site services
  • Storage facilities
  • Cargo lashing/securing
  • Seaworthy packaging
  • Cargo condition, pre-loading survey, tally
  • Import, export, transit custom clearance




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A. Gökhan Gülcü

A. Gökhan Gülcü

Chartering Manager

A. Orçun Çevik

A. Orçun Çevik

Projects Manager

İbrahim Atabay

İbrahim Atabay

Port Captain / Operations

Deniz Eroğlu

Deniz Eroğlu

Operations Manager / Project Cargo

Eda Gülcü

Eda Gülcü

Marketing Manager

Eren Kıran

Eren Kıran

Business Development Manager



Core Denizcilik ve Ticaret Ltd. Şti. Bostancı Mah. Turab Sk. Ömer Uğurata Apt. No:6 D:3 Kadıköy / İstanbul


+90 216 392 2010 - Phone
+90 216 392 2013 - Fax

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