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Marine Pilot Tevfik A Batus

Key Sectors
  • Shipping
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Logistics & Multimodal Transport
  • Ports & Terminals 
  • Yachts & Superyachts
Practice Areas
  • Arbitration 
  • Commercial 
  • Corporate 
  • Consultancy
Captain Tevfik Ali Batus is a Master Mariner and he started his career as a chief officer at one of the Turkish Cargo Lines in Istanbul in 1980. Then he worked as a Captain at IDO Seabus Co. of Istanbul Municipality.

Mr Batus also worked as an Operation Manager in a shipping company between 1994 -1997. Having practiced in commercial shipping market in Turkey, he entered insurance market where he worked as a surveyor and expert on behalf of insurance companies. He has currently been working as a Senior Pilot at Turkish Straits (Directorate General Of Coastal Safety, Istanbul) since 2001. 
  • Insurance Arbitration Commission, Istanbul, Arbitrator 
  • Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Justice, Forensic expert on behalf of courts
  • Merchant Marine Academy, Istanbul (Deck Division)
  • Turkish (Native)
  • English (Fluent)