Born in 1998, Istanbul, mother of adorable dog named ”Maya”. Graduated from maritime school and have experienced in different fields. Met and joined Zeymarine family in 2022. She loves writing and keeping a diary. ”I keep writing not only because I feel relieved but also it just keeps me fresh and alive.”, she says. She is always eager to learn and ready for new adventures.
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The part of the job she enjoys the most is that made her a very solution-oriented person. Because for her, it is a profession that is prone to problems in every aspect, even though the space left to you is narrow. Although almost everything is done within the framework of a rule, nevertheless, ought to be held responsible for every problem that arises and therefore a solution is expected. You need to take action with a performance above what you want to do and in a way to meet the needs of your customer at the maximum level. All this keeps her more vibrant towards her job because it is impossible to predict what is going to happen next.
In her assessment, according to the experiences gained in the industry, the biggest challenge for maritime shipping is the decrease in vessel traffic due to increased freight prices in a crisis environment, in case the problems of the past are experienced again. However, due to the ever-evolving technology and easy access to information, she believes less obstacles.
For a character like her, who is versatile, rather chose not dull routines but diversity and dealing with multiple problems, the choice of career path was of course not an easy task. For someone who is as active as her and doesn’t like to do the same thing all the time, it was quite difficult for her to choose a profession. She had a sense of either being on the producing side or working for the agency. Eventually, when she started the agency, she felt that she found the right place because there can be a significant difference between the duty she started a day and the duty two hours later.
Her father is a marine engineer, so she grew up in a maritime environment. When she went on board with him, both the ship’s life and the maritime industry were very impressive for her. She doesn’t believe in productivity in the long run in fixed jobs. Consequently, the variable structure of the maritime sector is very enticing for her.