Our Team


We are a team of well known shipping veterans and traders who have decided tojoin forces to start brokerage and maritime services that promise to bring the personal touch and expertise into the business.

Shipping is one of the most complicated businesses in today’s world, where external factors are constantly changing. The recent turmoils that disrupted the global trade proves once again that tailor-made consultation in shipping and trading is key to sustainability.

In such an environment, BST Maritime Management & Consulting offers high quality services, guidance and network to the maritime industry. We believe in tailor made, customized and well defined solutions allowing us to blend global shipping standards with local realities.



Didem Savaskan

Yacht and Ship S&P Broker

Following her career in chemicals sector, Didem has been actively working in yacht and ship brokerage for more than 10 years. She has conducted the sale process of multiple yacht and ship sales on international level as a broker.






Ilhan Gurcam
Ship S&P and Chartering Broker

During his 35 year career, Ilhan held senior positions in different areas of maritime sector as a Marine Chief Engineer. In addition to his technical knowledge proven as a seasoned surveyor, he has been actively conducting ship sale & purchase and chartering deals in the last 20 years.







Alkan Tarim
Commodity Trade Consultant

Alkan has been involved in the entire purchasing, warehousing, trading and distribution of commodity products during his 25 year long career. He has served in managerial positions of international trade companies such as Glencore and Lukoil with full pricing and commercial responsibilities.








Turgut Gok
Commodity and Trade Finance Consultant

Turgut is a corporate banker and maritime consultant with 30 years of experience. He engaged in diverse areas of maritime such as shipping finance, shipbuilding, shipyards management, commercial and technical management of vessels and maritime law.