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METE KARDEŞLER GROUP
Osman Memiş Mete, our founder, started the company with a 50 ton ship in 1956. This first ship Yeni Hayat accelerated the ongoing business, by all means of being a New Life literally. Later on, with Akar, Düzgider, Yetim Osman sand ships, we continued sand carrying. In 1975, new built motor vessel Mehmet Mete has been a milestone on the path of Companys history of transportation.
Inheriting the passion of sea of our Pioneer; beloved father, in 1980, we collaborated and founded Mete Kardeşler. Halim Mete, our President and great influence to third generation family members, is also Vice President of Chamber of Shipping and Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges. Board Members are Bekir Mete, Mehmet Mete, Fazlı Mete. The company adds the advantages of welcoming the third generation to the constant improvement.
Mete Kardeşler Group of Companies own a fleet of ships consisting of 3 general cargo type and 2 bulk carriers varying between 6000 35000 DWTs. Our ships are certified by Classification Societies which are, DNV, Class NK and Turkish Lloyd. Akarlar Taşımacılık ve Tic. A.Ş., a group company, has been executing ISM and ISPS management with D.O.C. issued by Class NK.