Capt. Ayşe Aslı Başak

  • Port Captain
  • Company: Mid-Ship Group

Capt. Ayse Asli Basak, Port Captain of Mid-Ship Group LLC, after her sailing career on Supramax bulk carrier ships and ashore as Safety Superintendent. Handling supervision of steel scrap shipments in ports of France, Belgium and Turkey and scrap-steel operations on behalf of exclusive customers of Mid-Ship. She is very active in Turkish maritime industry as the board member of The Chamber of Marine Engineers and Vice President of Young Entrepreneurs Council Networking Group in The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges TOBB, Turkey. Selected in “10 Women to Watch List in Shipping” by Young-Ship Oslo & Nor-Shipping venture in Jun’19 in Oslo, Norway. Invited being speaker at “Women Offshore Unite Conference” in Houston, US by IMO and Women Offshore Platform under UNDP as representative of Turkey. Awarded as “Young Gender Balanced Leader of the Year in 2019” by the Professional Women’s Network Global in Dublin, Ireland with her dedicated projects on women in shipping. She is the Co-Founder of “SheFarers Platform” in Turkey which is non-profit and aims to create awareness on women who work at sea and maritime work fields, to promote their careers on board and ashore. She has High Honour Bachelor Degree in Maritime Transport Engineering from Istanbul Technical University and Master’s degree in International Trade & Logistics Management. She also conducted different academic researches and wrote articles on shipping finance, ship investment, strategic competitiveness of maritime companies, big data, digitalization and interested in recycling, environment protection, innovation and future of the shipping industry. She is also member of WISTA UK and Associate Board Member of Turkish Maritime Federation.

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