Established in May 2009 by Kemal Avci together with Haluk Attila Aksak and Murat Cacan Ares Ship Management (Ares Gemi Isletmeciligi A.S.) is the successor of Ursa Maritime that has been involved in chemical tanker industry since 2001. Main activities of the company included shipbuilding, ship management and operation. Since its establishment the ancestor of Ares has accomplished many projects together with its subsidiaries, where a total of 16 chemical tankers between 5500-14000 DWT were built in Turkey, at Celiktekne Shipyard. Ares presently operates four IMO II Tankers namely, 2003 built 5500 dwt MT Zeugman, 2009 built 5500 dwt MT Hitra, 2009 built 5500 dwt MT R.C Behar, and 2011 built 14000 dwt MT Imera. Run entirely in-house, Ares is providing a full ship management service to its fleet covering HSEQ, crewing, technical and commercial aspects. Always aiming at maintaining maritime standards and fulfilling market expectations, Ares is committed to a continuous innovation culture and achieving excellence in all its practices. Ares plans to keep the average fleet age at a constant level.
HEALTH, SAFETY, SECURITY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL (HSSE) EXCELLENCE
Ares Ship Management is committed to achieve excellence in Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) standards which is defined as constantly meeting or exceeding the standards laid down by international, national and local regulations and customer requirements. As a result of its company policies which prioritize and set high goals for HSSE, Ares implements procedures based on industry best practices. Through thorough performance monitoring and full commitment to a process of continuous improvement, Ares aims to achieve HSSE excellence in all aspects.