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Pelikan Denizcilik ve Ticaret Ltd has been active in the shipping industry since 1997. Ms Meltem Süloğlu (Aydın) set the company up after her career in the London Shipbroking market and has developed it steadily. We presently have a team of 11 professionals who are experts in their own fields. 

The company is committed to provide fast, up-to-date, accurate and reliable information to its distinguished clients.

We are the leading shipbroking firm in Turkey in terms of the total deal volume and number of transactions. Pelikan provides professional services to over 1000 clients including shipowners and shipyards. Our main market is Turkey, Russia, Former Soviet Union Countries, Balkans and Middle East countries for second hand sales. We also provide support to European, North and South American clients in ordering ships in Turkish Shipyards. We work very closely with all Korean Shipyards and well known Chinese Shipyards with whom we have concluded number of deals. We also have very close relationships with leading demolition buyers in India, Pakistan and in Turkey. 

We have developed our network over the years. We have very good relationships with our broker friends worldwide which helps us to get accurate and even confidential information ahead of the market. 

We are fully supported by well known shipping lawyers, bankers, technical managers, and commercial managers. We are thankful to all our friends for their support which they have shown to us over the years.

Our uniqueness is our ability to communicate with our clients in our own culture. We are the children of the Ottoman Empire, with the mixed culture of east and west. Turkey and Turkish people maintain this culture, which helps us communicate easily with all nationalities.

All of the professionals in Pelikan have extensive experience in international shipbroking markets. We are able to provide tailor made solutions. Basically we are the company with the local know-how and the ability to combine it with an international perspective and shipping ethics. Senior management have 15 years average experience within Pelikan; other team members have an average of 4-6 years working in Pelikan. All professionals are University graduates and all speak fluent English. Some of our colleagues also speak a third language.

Our company philosophy is to be the right path to accurate and reliable market information, always keeping our integrity and ethics while providing high quality service to our clients.