Medden Shipping was founded in 2005 by Fulvio Medini who has an experience of over 40 years in the shipping world. Since its foundation, our company has acted as ship agent, transit strait (Bosphorus & Dardanelles) agent, port agent, liner agent, break bulk and general cargo agent, cruise vessel agent in all Turkish ports and has handled various types of heavy lift and project cargoes.
In order to promote and establish a sustainable way of living, R&D and investments related to the production of renewable energy has been growing and gaining more and more significance around the world. Medden Shipping is proud to be contributing to the foundation of many power plants built in Turkey. Our operations team has handled over 4500 export and 2500 import windmill blades which were used in over 60 wind power plants in the country as well as equipment belonging to thermal and hydro-electric power plants.
Medfor Transportation, on the other hand, was founded in 2007 and is our freight forwarding company affiliated with Medden Shipping.
Medfor Transportation is specialized in transporting oil & gas equipment and has weekly shipments from Izmir, Istanbul, Mersin and Iskenderun to jobsites located in the Middle East and CIS countries. So far, we have carried cargo belonging to many prestigious oilfield equipment manufacturers and project owners such as Weatherford, Schlumberger, Halliburton, Siemens, ABB, Shell and Petrofac. Cargo consisted of drilling equipment, pipes, machinery, tanks, boilers and many other parts used at jobsites such as vacuum tankers and trucks used for research.
In addition, we were the nominated transporter to move frozen food with reefer trailers from Mersin to Afghanistan for the Spanish Army for 2 years.
Besides the above, we also move diplomatic cargo, aid material and donations for the non-profit organizations located in these regions.
Medden Shipping and Medfor Transportation complement each other enabling us to create customized solutions for our clients depending on the type of cargo and their needs by combining sea, land, air and railroad transportation.
Our mission is to differentiate ourselves in the market by combining our expertise as both a shipping agency and freight forwarder to provide our clients with value-added services and strengthen our presence in the market by reaching more clients and covering more destinations.
As Medden Shipping and Medfor Transportation, our aim is to satisfy the need for logistics in the fastest, safest and most efficient way.