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We are looking forward to employing Russian or Ukrainian seamen. Those who would like to apply are requested to contact our crewing department: janna@vassilevmaritime.com
We are looking forward to employing Russian or Ukrainian seamen. Those who would like to apply are requested to contact our crewing department: janna@vassilevmaritime.com

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14.10.1999 Vassilev Maritime Nak ve Dis Tic Ltd Sti

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On 14 October 1999, Vassilev Maritime Limited established a 99% owned subsidiary, Vassilev Maritime Nakliyat ve Dis Ticaret Limited Sirketi in Istanbul. Besides the agency and broking services, the newly established Company became involved in two more spheres of the shipping business - ship management, and ship supply.

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01.11.1999 17 vessels

The management of all 17 vessels of Kama Shipping was entrusted to the company

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01.10.2000 Insurance year ended.

The insurance year ended without any major losses.

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06.11.2000 Vassilev Maritime Nak ve Dis Tic Ltd Sti

The company was certified in accordance with the requirements of the ISM Code.

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In 2001 Vassilev Maritime Nak ve Dis Tic Ltd Sti

In 2001 the company was appointed as a representative of Chart Pilot, St. Petersburg for Turkey, enabling it to establish its own chart bureau.

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01.10.2001 Insurance year ended.

The insurance year ended without any major losses.

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31.12.2001 Cargo carried

The freight year ended with 835,477.649 mts cargo carried and 241 voyages performed.

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01.05.2002 Vassilev Maritime Nak ve Dis Tic Ltd Sti

The Company SMS was approved by the International Naval Surveys Bureau (INSB).

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01.10.2002 Insurance year ended

The insurance year ended without any major losses.

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31.12.2002 Cargo carried

The freight year ended with 1,120,607.226 mts cargo carried and 318 voyages performed.

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In 2003 Vassilev Maritime Nak ve Dis Tic Ltd Sti

Vassilev Maritime Nakliyat ve Dis Ticaret Ltd. Sti became exclusive dealer of Prista Oil (Turkey) and Prista Oil (Bulgaria) for their marine products on the Turkish market.

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19.02.2003 m/v Palladiy

The company commenced renewal procedure for m/v Palladiy to the 3 SS standard of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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03.04.2003 m/v Svetoslava

The company commenced the renewal procedure for m/v Svetoslava to the 3 SS standard of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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03.06.2003 m/v Svetoslava

The company completed the renewal procedure for m/v Svetoslava to the 3 SS standard and class KM*L4 II SP 3.5 of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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03.08.2003 m/v Palladiy

The company completed the renewal procedure for m/v Palladiy to the 3 SS standard and class KM*L4 II SP 3.5 of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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18.08.2003 m/v Circon

The company commenced the renewal procedure for m/v Circon to the 3 SS standard of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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29.08.2003 m/v Granat

The company commenced the renewal procedure for m/v Granat to the 3 SS standard of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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01.10.2003 Insurance year ended

The insurance year ended without any majour losses.

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31.10.2003 m/v Opal

The company commenced the renewal procedure for m/v Opal to the 3 SS standard of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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02.11.2003 m/v Granat

The company completed the renewal procedure for m/v Granat to the 3 SS standard and class KM*L4 II SP 3.5 of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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11.11.2003 m/v VD 5041

The company commenced the renewal procedure for m/v VD 5041 to the 3 SS standard of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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16.11.2003 m/v Circon

The company completed the renewal procedure for m/v Circon to the 3 SS standard and class KM*L4 II SP 3.5 of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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14.12.2003 m/v Seabreeze

First Volzhskiy type vessel put into sea after upgrading to class KM*L4 II SP of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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05.12.2003 m/v A. Lebed

The company commenced upgrading of m/v A. Lebed to class KM*L4 II SP of the Russian Maritime register of Shipping.

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10.02.2004 m/v Opal

The company completed the renewal procedure for m/v Opal to the 3 SS standard and class KM*L4 II SP 3.5 of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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13.02.2004 m/v Strontsiy

During a gale storm, the vessel was thrown by the waves on the rocky beach in the vicinity of Kilyos at the Black Sea entrance of the Bosporus Straits. The whole crew was rescued and repatriated. The vessel was declared total loss.

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18.03.2004 m/v Nikolay Meshkov

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In 18 of March 2004 in the vicinity of the southern entrance of Bosporus strait, m/v Porda unexpectedly changed her course towards m/v N. Meshkov and provoked collision when both vessels were in a very close distance to each other.

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M/v N. Meshkov sustained damages which were compensated by the Owners of m/v Porda. Both vessels did not lose seaworthiness and remained afloat.

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21.04.2004 m/v Zhadeit

The company completed the renewal procedure for m/v Zhadeit to the 3 SS standard and class KM*L4 II SP 3.5 of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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21.06.2004 m/v Kadmiy

The company completed the renewal procedure for m/v Kadmiy to the 3 SS standard and class KM*L4 II SP 3.5 of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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04.07.2004 m/v Volgo-Don 5025

M/v Volgo-Don 5025 sank after collision with m/v Sunrays 20 nm. offshore cape Kaliakra, Bulgaria. Two crew members were lost. The rest of the crew was rescued and repatriated.

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20.08.2004 m/v Evgenia Z

The company commenced the renewal procedure for m/v Evgenia Z to the 3 SS standard of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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24.08.2004 m/v Zakamsk

The company commenced the renewal procedure for m/v Zakamsk to the 3 SS standard of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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01.10.2004 m/v Aleksandr Lebed

The company completed upgrading of m/v A. Lebed to class KM*L4 II SP of the Russian Maritime register of Shipping.

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10.10.2004 Insurance year ended

01.10.2004 The insurance year ended with two total losses – m/v Strontsiy and m/v Volgodon 5025.

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06.12.2004 m/v Evgenia Z

The company completed the renewal procedure for m/v Evgenia Z to the 3 SS standard and class KM*L4 III SP 3.5 of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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20.12.2004 m/v Zakamsk

The company completed the renewal procedure for m/v Zakamsk to the 3 SS standard and class KM*L4 II SP 3.5 of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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31.12.2004 Cargo carried

The freight year ended with 645,783.414 mts tons cargo carried and 97 voyages performed.

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20.03.2005 m/v Vassiliy Tatishev

The company commenced the renewal procedure for m/v V. Tatishev to the 3 SS standard of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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29.06.2005 m/v Vassily Tatishev

The company completed the renewal procedure for m/v V. Tatishev to the 3 SS standard and class KM*L4 II SP 3.5 of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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26.10.2005 Vassilev Maritime Nak ve Dis Tic Ltd Sti

The company was re-certified in accordance with the requirements of the ISM Code. (Renewal of the Document of Compliance.)

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31.10.2005 Vassilev Maritime Nak ve Dis Tic Ltd Sti

Pursuant to the new legislation that came into force in respect of Agency Regulations, our company was licensed to become one of the authorized shipping agents in Turkey who met all the requirements of Turkish Maritime Administration.

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07.11.2005 m/v Petr Hamitov

The company commenced upgrading of m/v P. Hamitov to class KM*L4 II SP of the Russian Maritime register of Shipping.

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09.12.2005 m/v Petr Hamitov

The company completed upgrading of m/v P. Hamitov to class KM*L4 II SP of the Russian Maritime register of Shipping.

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31.12.2005 Cargo carried

The freight year ended with 618693.643 mts tons cargo carried and 171 voyages performed.

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In 2006 Vassilev Maritime Nak ve Dis Tic Ltd Sti

In 2006 three more principals appreciated the merits of our management activities and the number of the managed vessels increased to 30 (28 river-sea going and 2 sea-going vessels).

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17.02.2006 m/v Anna 2005

Vassilev Maritime Nak. ve Dis Tic Ltd Sti became a Manager of m/v Anna 2005.

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17.04.2006 m/v Lada 2005

Vassilev Maritime Nak. ve Dis Tic Ltd Sti became a Manager of m/v Lada 2005.

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31.12.2006 Cargo carried

The freight year ended with 989,332.220 mts tons cargo carried and 255 voyages performed.

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In 2007 Vassilev Maritime Nak ve Dis Tic Ltd Sti

In 2007 Vassilev Maritime Nakliyat ve Dis Ticaret Ltd. Sti, Istanbul became official representative of Houlder Insurance Services (London) for Turkey

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23.05.2007 Radio Department

Recognition certificate was issued by the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping for radio repairs services.

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01.10.2007 Insurance year ended

Insurance year ended without any major losses.

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06.12.2007 m/v Feofan Shokhirev

The vessel was classed KM*L4 III SP 3.5 by the Russian Maritime Register and commenced her maiden voyage after being christened by captain Feofan Shokhirev himself.

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10.12.2007 m/v Seabreeze

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On 10.12.2007 at 01:55 MSK upon sailing from the Port of Poti with pilot on board m/v Seabreeze was involved in collision with m/v Vesta, while the later manoeuvred to enter inside the port.

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It was ascertained damage in the vessel’s hull in the area of the cargo hold No 4 below the water line.

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31.12.2007 Cargo carried

The freight year ended with 1449792.503 mts tons cargo carried and 390 voyages performed

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10-26.01.08 Drilling Rig ATWOOD SOUTHERN CROSS

The company was appointed as transit agent for this drilling rig for the passage through the Bosporus Straights.

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01.10.2008 Insurance year ended

The insurance year ended without any majour losses

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31.12.2008 Cargo carried

The freight year ended with 1,123,596.785 mts tons cargo carried and 273 voyages performed.

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07.01.2009 m/v Michelle

Vassilev Maritime Nak. ve Dis Tic Ltd Sti. became the manager of m/v Michelle

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01.10.2009 Insurance year ended

Insurance year ended without any major losses.

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14.10.2009 10th anniversary of the company

The company celebrated its 10th anniversary. Over 150 guests attended the party.

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08.12.2009 m/v Vanadiy

The vessels accommodation caught fire and burned completely in the port of Azov. None of the crew suffered any injuries.

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31.12.2009 Cargo carried

The freight year ended with 1,846,787.530 mts cargo carried and 460 voyages performed

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01.10.2010 Insurance year ended

The insurance year ended with the constructive total loss of m/v Vanadiy.

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31.12.2010 Cargo carried

The freight year ended with 1,242,123 mts cargo carried and 304 voyages performed.

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