JOC Staff |

ONE WORLD SHIPBROKERS - is very pleased to announce that Multipurpose / Breakbulk Owners & Operators ELKENZ MARITIME LOGISTICS of Istanbul have appointed ONE WORLD SHIPBROKERS as their exclusive commercial agent for the Germany / Netherlands / Belgium / Denmark and Poland markets.

Operating a fully owned fleet of 11 x multipurpose / break bulk vessels with lift capacity up to 140ts and with box shaped holds ELKENZ have been steadily growing their fleet and presence in the European region in recent years. 

Established in 2000 initially as a liner container service between Turkey and Algeria – a service which continues to this day, breakbulk tramp shipping was introduced to the company in 2014.  Serving all areas from the Middle East, the Mediterranean, North Atlantic and Africa regions ELKENZ offer clients a flexible and reliable breakbulk shipping service throughout the region.

Justin Archard of One World Shipbrokers commented:

‘We are delighted to be representing ELKENZ in North Europe.  They are a young and ambitious company but rooted in family tradition and values.  We aim to help lift their profile in the North European markets and present clients with a reliable and value based breakbulk shipping option they might not have considered until now.’

Besim Buzluk of Elkenz adds:

‘ELKENZ is really happy to be partnering with One World Shipbrokers.  Justin has a lot of experience in the multipurpose shipping world and his knowledge and commercial reach will help us to build new connections and develop new relationships with clients throughout the region.  Our mission is to provide clients with a high quality and reliable service that they will return to again and again.’

About One World Shipbrokers

One World Shipbrokers is a Hamburg based independent full-service ship brokerage active globally in chartering and sale & purchase in the multipurpose and heavy lift markets.

One World Shipbrokers also manages and publishes the quarterly Market Sentiment Index (MSI) for the Breakbulk industry.

About Elkenz Maritime Logistics

Founded in 2000 in Istanbul, Elkenz is a family-owned shipping company that provides breakbulk shipping services utilising their fully owned fleet of 11 x multipurpose vessels and a container liner service from Turkey to Algeria.

Elkenz is also active in Turkish land transport, warehousing and agency.