Dear Friends We would like to regretfully announce to you, our friends, that we have lost Elif, a valuable employee of the Mercan family, who has been with us since the establishment of our company due to a sudden heart attack. For more than 20 years, we remember our dear friend Elif, who never tired of sharing her life-filled energy with us with her smile and endless excitement, respect and gratitude, and we express our condolences to all her loved ones and Mercan family employees. We will always miss you, Elif.
We are delighted to announce that Mrc Mercan Holding has completed acquisition of another product MR tanker, extending our presence in this segment. The vessel’s delivery has taken place at Freeport, Bahamas on 20th April 2023 and the vessel joined to our existing modern fleet of product tankers. We hereby present you Mrc Nazende. Thank you for your continuous co-operation and support.
We are excited to announce that MRC MERCAN Holding has completed the acquisition of two modern product MR tankers. As we are stepping into a new segment, our continuous growth ambition has led us to broaden our horizons. The vessels are joining our existing modern fleet of product tankers. We hereby present you "Mrc Sedef" and "Mrc Beliz". Thank you for your continuous co-operation and support.
Our company renews its existing certifications on 9 -10 December 2021; ISO 9001,14001,45001 has been completed with a successful inspection process within the scope of Ship Management / Cargo Transport, Loading, Unloading Operations and has been certified by the International-accredited organization ISOQAR / UKAS as of January 20, 2022.
We are pleased to announce the incorporation of the “MRC MERCAN HOLDING LIMITED” company which is established in May 2021 in Malta under relevant EU legislation. Under a Holding Company structure, our management vision will be to build & keep our company reliable by leading and assisting our other sub-companies. Based on this vision we aim to minimize our financial risks, implement the group-integrated operation by maximizing the group’s synergy by holding 100% shares of the holding in Malta subsidiaries. We strongly believe that with this new structure, our valuable cooperation will continue for many more years as up to now we have proceeded with healthy management on a stable operating base. We would like to extend our great thanks to all our precious team members who served and contributed with their valuable efforts for us getting to where we are standing today, to the friends working in the firms we’ve done business with, and to the customers we’ve served so far.
Mrc Lina who continues the Chornomorsk-Lisbon voyage, complete the passage of the Dardanelles.
Aleyna Mercan who was complete the third five-year renewal survey and making her first voyage after dry dock, and mrc Hatice Ana, who made the Nikolayev -Bilbao voyage, coincided almost at the same time north of the Bosphorus entrance and made the passage of the Bosphorus one after another.
Mrc Lina joined our fleet on 30th April 2020. We wish success in their voyages.
The Navigating Connectivity While at Sea the session brought together renowned industry experts including Senior Vice President Market Strategy at Inmarsat Maritime, Drew Brandy; Managing Director at IEC Telecom Middle East, Nabil Ben Soussia; Marine Superintendent for Mercan Group, Gürkan Büyüktelli, and Rashid Isa Rishi Al Heddi, Group Managing Director of Seamaster Maritime. The session was presented in four panels, where experts shared their evidence-based perspectives on the critical role connectivity plays in enhancing ship efficiency, safety and environmental standards, the direct link between connectivity at sea and crew wellness and the benefits of unlimited internet access for ship management. Related news link as below; https://www.marinemec.com/news/view,connectivity-can-drive-healthier-crews-vessels-and-balance-books_55690.htm https://english.aalmeen.com/seafarers-report-the-critical-role-of-connectivity-in-maritime-at-seatrade-maritime-middle-east/ http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/middle-east-africa/iec-telecom-and-inmarsat-address-critical-role-of-connectivity-in-maritime.html
Mercan Group organised its traditional biennial Summer Cocktail Party in Istanbul, on June 29th 2018. The event is already well-known within the shipping community and is dedicated to the charterers, brokers and partners, as well as other business friends. In a wonderful venue, on the seaside of the Bosphorus, General Management spoke of the Company’s outstanding growth and success over the recent years. Mercan Group now has a strong activity in Continent, Mediterranean and Blacksea and is a market-maker in the segment of specialised Chemicals, leading the industry in niches. People enjoyed the good weather with some great food and drinks. You can check all the best moments from the event in our official gallery.
An in-office training course in P&I Insurance and Loss Prevention had been performed at NE house, Newcastle UK.
Mrc Mina joined our fleet on 20th Oct. 2017. We wish success in their voyages.
On 15th January 2015 our vessel's flag has been changed to Malta. Aleyna Mercan's flag was Marshall Islands.
On MLC 2006 Standart Certification; Our Fleet vessel Aleyna Mercan was inspected by the Bureau Veritas and Certified. Certification standard to provide better conditions to all seamen and this Certification was performed by the Bureau Veritas which is the first inspection/certification in Turkey.
ISO Standards Certification inspection was performed. Certification audit performed by Bureau Veritas and certification process is scheduled for completion in the following days.