Turkish Chamber of Shipping is an important professional organization of the Turkish maritime sector, with its headquarters in Istanbul and branch offices in Izmir, Bodrum, Marmaris, Antalya, İskenderun, Fethiye, Karadeniz Ereğlisi, Kocaeli and Aliağa. It has a Liaison Bureau in Ankara and also representations at all the coastal towns and cities in Turkey.

The most important aim of the Turkish Chamber of Shipping is to try to develop shipping in accordance with the national transportation and shipping policy and the public interest. Moreover, to promote the interests and provide the common requirements of its members, to arrange the development of the profession, to guide and facilitate the professional activities, to establish common rules and to keep the discipline, morals and solidarity of the shipping profession are the other major concerns of the Turkish Chamber of Shipping.

The major activities of TCS are to establish rules and practices as regards shipping, to make researches and collect information on shipping, to ensure that sea trade is developing in accordance with the national policy of transportation, to supply information to foreign organizations on the possibilities and tariffs of the Turkish ports and to perform other functions stated in the law. 

TCS has 10.500 members including shipowners, ship operators, shipping agents, brokers, forwarders, stevedores, tally firms, classification societies, marine insurance companies, underwriters, marine surveyors and experts, auxiliary services such as dredging and yachting and also ship chandlers and suppliers, port, ship-yacht builders and shipyards, ship-yacht equipment and repair services, maritime training companies, sand extractors and fishermen. 



Gold Sponsor

ISTANBULBUNKER2020 group is founded under Turkish Chamber of Shipping by leading physical bunker suppliers in Turkey namely ARKAS BUNKER, ENERGY PETROL,  PETROL OFISI and SOCAR,  aiming to work together for keeping ISTANBUL as main hub for bunkering beyond 2020 under new IMO regulations. Group also aims to inform and improve shipping community about bunkering in general and specifically on 2020 regulations both in Turkey and in the area by organazing regular meetings and seminars 

Silver Sponsor


Peninsula Petroleum Group

The Peninsula Petroleum Group (PPG) spans the globe featuring 19 offices in strategic hubs for shipping and oil.


As the world’s leading independent bunker supplier and reseller operating from an integrated platform, Peninsula’s physical supply chain features comprehensive cargo sourcing, strategically located storage and dedicated logistics; including post-fixture operational support.


Peninsula’s reselling activity boasts an international blue chip client base and an industry leading supplier portfolio, whilst its risk management expertise offers clients and suppliers a range of hedging products to mitigate price risk.


PPG’s own low risk ethos and conservative growth strategy sets it apart.  For professional stakeholders Peninsula’s ‘best in class’ reputation has been earned through tight credit control, impressive liquidity and strategically astute leadership.


With the ability to provide a full product suite and a service ethic to match, Peninsula is the global, integrated bunker supplier you can trust; now and in the future.

Bronze Sponsor


Since 1990, our people proudly provide our partners with exclusive global maritime oil solutions. During this period we have grown to become one of the world’s largest bunker & lubricant trading groups. Our highly skilled team of more than 60 traders is located among our offices at Piraeus, Buenos Aires, Limassol, Hong-Kong and Vladivostok.

Additionally, having established a specialized marine lubricant business, we can provide our customers with integrated and innovative solutions for the Global Shipping industry. Through our extended port coverage, even in niche ports, we can provide high quality lubricant supply services, adding value and benefits to your shipping business.

Our Group’s aim is to be one of the top 5 bunker and lubricant trading companies in the world by 2020. To carry on our steady and controlled growth we intend to add significantly more focus on two critical areas: talent development and geographical expansion. It goes without saying that success in the latter depends on success in the former.

Individual Sponsors

Asmira Bunker (Bosphorus Boat Trip)

As having an outstanding experience and tradition in bunkering industry since 1977, Asmira has been a prominent actor in bunkering sales by dedicating its operations impeccability. 40 years proud industry background combined with innovation oriented approach, Asmira dominates Aegean Region in Turkey by %75 of yacht market, %40 of vessel market share, respectively. Great passion for bunkering and better customer experience, Asmira reached 22 physical supply ports from Gemlik to Alanya and large duty free & duty paid product range, thus, became one of the most in-demand corporation in Turkish Bunkering Market. Carrying out supply of marine gas oil and fuel oil at the same time with the ability to load directly from the refinery and keep the fuel at the loading temperature until the supply, Asmira Bunker can make the best and uneventful bunkering operations due to the vessels program with its own highest capacity of truck and barge fleet.
Through proven success in marin gas station operations and configurations beyond European standarts, Asmira runs operations of Turgut Reis, Göcek, Didim D-Marin Marinas and Kuşadası Setur Marina in Turkey and also Portonovi D-Marin in Montenegro. As continues its investments in physical, human and intellectual capital, Asmira distinctly following the vision of “becoming local on every European Coast”. Aside from all the priorities in the sector, Asmira provides services in verstaile business lines such as yatching, logistics, and food and beverage. As Asmira, we continue creating value through local and global collaborations by developing innovative business models.


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Argus Media (Coffee Break Sponsor)


Argus is an independent media organisation with almost 1000 staff. It is headquartered in London and has 22 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centres. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets, and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences. Companies in 140 countries around the world use Argus data to index physical trade and as benchmarks in financial derivative markets as well as for analysis and planning purposes. Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by employee shareholders and global growth equity firm General Atlantic.

Argus is a comprehensive source of daily bunker prices for all key global markets, plus the latest marine fuels market-moving news and data.


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Cockett Marine Oil (Lanyards and Badges)

Cockett Marine Oil was founded in the UK in 1979 by Neil Cockett, whose aim was to provide an independent specialist marine fuel service to the shipping industry.

Over the past four decades, the organisation has experienced rapid expansion with the opening of strategic global offices in locations such as the USA, Brazil, South Africa, the Netherlands, Turkey, India, China, Singapore and Australia.

In 2013 Cockett Group moved its operational headquarters to Dubai as one of the world's prime east to west Group trading hubs.

Today, Cockett Group is an international leader and acknowledged value-added reseller of marine fuels, lubricants and petroleum products, with an annual revenue in excess of US$3 billion. It currently employs over 180 employees representing 30 nationalities based in 15 offices with 600 service points across five continents.

Cockett Group is 50% owned by Vitol, and 50% by Grindrod, two global industry leaders, which makes it a financially sound, internationally competitive and trusted working partner with four decades of excellence in the products and services it offers.

 Cockett Group`s services range from consulting services, claims handling and credit solutions, to long-term contractual offers, emergency supplies as well as specific technical and operational support in remote locations. – 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.


Med Petroleum (Notebooks and Pens)


As Med Petroleum DMCC, we are worldwide Bunker and Lubricant Traders, with over 30 years experience in the field , based in Dubai along with offices in Istanbul and Beirut. Our skilled team of bunker traders constantly seek to meet your bunker requirements while minimizing your vessel’s idle time.
Our access to real-time market information and long-established credit lines with suppliers mean we use our buying power in the right place and at the right time. 
Due to the high quantity of bunkers we purchase worldwide and our strong network we established within the years, our customers can benefit from competitive pricing. Customers can also enjoy 7 days 24 hours service of our experienced team with deep market intelligence and wide range of sector-focused data.
We cooperate with major, international and local independent suppliers, as we in Med Petroleum have a policy of using best product sources, taking care of the price, quality, environment to provide excellent standards in terms of product and service to our clients with our timely follow up of the bunkering process and coordination we guarantee that all bunkering operations are performed timely without any delay.
In addition to trading, we also act as physical suppliers in ports of Lebanon; Beirut, Tripoli and Sidon.
All bunker deliveries are managed professionally under Med Petroleum’s control with the guarantee of ISO specifications.
Bunker solutions at your disposal.

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Terpel (USB Chargers)


ORGANIZACIÓN TERPEL is a company that sells Fuel in Colombia for automobiles, aircraft and vessels. It also produces lubricants with international operations in Panama, Ecuador, Peru and  the Dominican Republic in the aviation market. It is the largest distributor of vehicular natural gas in Colombia

We have a highly qualified team that makes our operations fast and safe for every customer. Our bunker business is located in Colombia and Panama where we deliver by barge, truck and pipeline.

We are proud to have earned the trust of our customers by offering quality products as well as constant innovation at the best price for you.


Zeos Bunker (Delegate Bags)



Zeos Bunker was incorporated in 1997 by two brothers, dealing petroleum products with a broad experience since 1983.
Today we have grown into a company that owns bunker barges and provide a full range of marine lubricating oils and bunker products.

The company is based in Turkey and well known and trustable on the market and has the necessary bunker licence by Turkish Energy Market Regulation Authority since 2005.



We supply all grades of fuel oil and gasoil in Turkey mainly at Istanbul Anchorage, Gulf of Izmit, Samsun, Trabzon, Mersin, İskenderun, İzmir and at the other worldwide ports as trader with our reliable partners and wide network of trustworthy suppliers which enable us to offer competitive prices and doing smooth deliveries.

We follow up all the supply operation starting by fixing bunkers till the end of the supply and always available 7/24.