Dramar Shipping Trading group was founded on March 23, 1984, in Istanbul, Turkey, as a perpetual entity and with a very broad mandate to engage in the business of investing in, owning and operating of ocean-going vessels and to execute all other functions needed to be performed in relation with the shipping operations. Since its foundation, Dramar Shipping has owned and managed number of ships in worldwide trade.



Our Goals

The Company sees its future prosperity in seizing the opportunities created in the bulk segment of the industrial markets. The Company intends to be an active as well as rapidly growing participant by concentrating its resources primarily in the handy and supramax size (30 – 63k DWT) bulkers.

The handy and supramax market with its ever developing potential for more stability, sustained growth and good profitability will provide the basic direction for the Company’s future involvements in Shipping. The Company will form long-term strategic alliances with Major Grain Traders and First Class Charterers active in the worldwide deep-sea trade.

Meet Our Key Persons

Dramar Shipping’s management staff is fully capable of handling the full functional requirements that the ship-owning and shipping activities entail. The overall management function, the chartering activities and the vessels technical management encompassing the day-to-day operations, physical maintenance and the crewing will be performed by the experienced managerial staff of the company


President BOD

  • Mr. Necati Demirkol graduated from Gazi University in 1984. He was member of board in “Galatasaray Football Club”, “Merchandasing” and also was chairman of Inspection committee in “GSIAD” & “Cukobirlik”. His business in minning, agriculture, industry and maritime sectors.

    He has been the chairman of board in Dramar Shipping A.S. and owner of the Emir construction and minning company. Now he is a member of the “chamber of commerce and industry” . His agricultural facilities are acting on various areas widely. Horceracing is the best hobby of Mr. Demirkol who has been married and has two children.




CEO, Member BOD

  • He is the founder of the Company and the Member BOD. He is an Ocean going Master Mariner. He was a staff Captain in Turkish Navy with various assignments at sea as well as executive duties at NATO Headquarters. He is a graduate of Turkish Naval Academy and the Naval War College. He also holds a Psc. Degree in International Affairs from Royal Navy College in Greenwich, England. He is a principal shareholder.





  • Born in January 1974 at S.Urfa . He has started to sail and serve from 1997 with OBO, Cape size and Handy vessels as Navigation, Chief Officer as well as Master Mariner ranks for more than 10 years. Between 2007-17 he has worked as Marine Superintendent, Cso, Dpa and Genaral Manager in Deval Nakliyat A.S . He lately joined Dramar Shipping Trading Team as Marine Superintendent and CSO/Ass.DPA. He is married with two lovely kids.



Operations Manager, DPA

  • Born in 3 April 1976 in Kilis . Graduated from ITU Maritime College in 1997. Thereafter, he started to serve on dry cargo vessels as Navigation Officer and Chief Officer untill 2006. Between 2006 and 2017 worked on dry cargo vessels as Master Mariner. In April 2017, he has joined Dramar Shipping Company as Operation Manager  and Capt. Abdulkair Ersin is married and have 2 kids .




Crew Manager

  • He was born in Istanbul at June 1985. After Graduated from Vefa Anatolian High School at 2003 then Graduated at 2007 from Istanbul University-maritime transportation and management engineering.

    Had been worked at Horizon Ship Management for 6 years as Crew Manager Assistance and worked as Crew Manager in Pacific Ship Management, Iskenderun Ship Management companies.

    His Crew manager role in Dramar Shipping has been started at 1st November 2017.


Technical Manager



Technical Superintendent

  • Graduated in Naval Academy – Heybeliada at 1971. After graduation he had been worked as varied ranks on merchant vessel s kind of Bulk Carriers, Chemicals, Product types.

    After his working on vessels as Chief Engineer on many kind of Vessels until 1992, He had been worked as Technical Manager and Manager in several companies such as Davutoglu Denizcilik-Dost Denizcilik- T&O Denizcilik- Dearsan Tersanesi- Temmar Denizcilik-Kutlu  Denizcilik – BKT  Denizcilik –  Güngen Denizcilik.


    From November 2016, he has been working as Technical Supervisor in Dramar Shipping Co.