Your Partner in Turkish Ports and Straits

ISO 9001:2008 certified

Since 2000

Karden Shipping Agency Inc.Co.

     Karden Shipping Agency has been granted with ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Certificate since 2001

     A total of 140 staff members in Turkey  and aboard work daily to serve and satisfy the needs at Karden’s principals, which their confidence  and trust placed. Karden as a leader in the ship agency field.


Container Booking and door to door transportation , forwarding , chartering , stevording , ship repairs , spare parts supplies , tourism and local cargoes are some of the services provided to our principals. In addition , Karden is one of the few agents , who can participate governmental transport tenders .Karden also specializes in break bulk and parcel cargo bookings and is considered the most active agent in Turkey at present.



       Karden in operating a number of warehouse , storage areas and grain silos.In fact, the first private grain silo in  Bandýrma  port is operated by Karden.


     In conclucion , the aim of Karden Shipping Agency Inc. is to provide it’s  principals professional and complete ship agency services.

About Us


Karden was estabilished in 1989


     Founders of  Karden were from the Back sea coast of Turkey. The name of  “Karden” derived from  “Kar” which means  “Black” and  “Den”  from  “Deniz” , which means  “Sea”. Thus the name  “Karden” was a fact


     In the past 10 years, from a small agency company with only one office and serving ports within Marmara Sea, Karden became an International recongized Shipping Agency company with 35 offices in major ports Turkey and as agents in :