Delta Shipping & Trading Inc. is one of the oldest and most reputable ships agent, established in Istanbul in late 1973. Since then it has successfully operated in maritime sector; performing all kind of ships and ports related services for any type, any size tramp and liner vessels calling Turkish Ports or transiting Canakkale & Istanbul Straits up and down to/from Black Sea ports.
Our company also provides land transportation, port operations, customs clearance ,Air Transportation and 3PL Logistics.
With more than 40 years of experience in diversified transportation fields, we have reached the point of specialization on every professional level.
As from 1980 till 2000 Delta represented, Prudential and Farrell Lines, the two well known American Flag Shipping Companies. However as a result of their financial problems, in 1985 Prudential Lines ceased its activity, likewise in mid 2000 Farrell Lines as well was sold to P&ONedLloyd. Thereafter we had represented CAST LINE.
Presently Delta is representing ARRC, American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier as their general agent in all Turkish Ports. In addition, also local agent and service supplier of those distinguished organizations NAMSA,-NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency – AAL – American Auto Logistic and TRANSCAR GmbH. Germany.
Being the member of those international organization; BIMCO, IATA and FIATA as well as Turkish Ships Agents & Owners Association, our main activity is not limited with just a ships agency business, as we have also operated a fleet of four own cargo vessels.
Thanks to our well organized excellent staff with solid professional background and perfect service support, we have achieved slow but a steady growth and became one of the strongest and most reliable ships agent and business partner in Turkey.
Delta’s Head Office is located in Istanbul, whereas own branches are in Izmir, Mersin and Adana, where we employ adequate number of competent teams consists of well educated and experienced professionals who are working for years in their specific branches. Delta’s company policy is to ensure both the customers and principals together who will always be rendered with the smooth, trouble free and quality services in a most efficient way.
Our company has proudly succeeded in remaining at the height of efficiency through many achievements and its logo became a visual reminder associated with the high standards and competitiveness. The Turkish and US Military also NAMSA have been working with us for many years trusting and counting upon our perfectionism and dedication to our work.
Currently DELTA Shipping is the only Turkish company operating inside of the American Air force Base located in İncirlik ,Adana, providing POV shipping service, in collaboration with Transcar, handling a capacity of 2000 vehicles per year.