We believe that we possess a number of competitive strengths:
The Company's management team has over 100 years of combined experience in all operational and financial aspects of the shipping business. Management leverages this extensive experience to ensure effective operations with tight quality and cost controls, and the highest standards of fleet safety.
Bayraktar Shipping has strong relationships with customers and charterers by sustaining highest level of quality in its fleet and its good reputation for dependability. The Company, through Bayraktar Ship management S/A (vessel management company), has established good relationships with leading charterers and a number of brokerage houses around the world. Bayraktar Ship management has a long-standing reputation for a high level of trust and safety, which supports its commitment to building and maintaining strong customer relationships.
Bayraktar Shipping’s fleet consists of modern, well-maintained vessels that reduce operating costs while improving safety. The Company carefully selects high quality second hand vessels and employs a proactive and preventative maintenance program, both ashore and at sea. In addition, the Company competitively commissions reliable, cost efficient shipyards to perform repairs, reconditions and upgraded systems to develop its business. The Company believes that this combination allows minimizing maintenance down-time, to effectively manage insurance costs and to control overall operating expenses.