— Lawyers

Mahmut KARAMAN

Founder − also qualified as Chief Marine Engineer

Born in Sinop, Türkiye, September 17, 1962; admitted, 1990, İstanbul.
Education: Merchant Marine Academy (Licence, 1983); İstanbul University, Faculty of Law (Licence, 1989)
Member: İstanbul Bar Association
Languages: Turkish, English mkaraman@karamanlawfirm.com

Marine Chief Engineer − D.B. Turkish Cargo Lines, 1983-1984; Turkish Maritime Lines and Private Lines, 1986-1992. Privileged owner on behalf of State Maritime Academy Alumni Foundation of the Shipping Journal published jointly by shipping organizations (2005-2006).
Speaker − (in Turkish) Symposium on the New Seafarers Regulation and Latest Global Developments in Education in Maritime Commerce, organized by State Maritime Academy Alumni Association on 3 November 2001, İstanbul. (in Turkish) Work Accident under P&I Coverage and Compensation of Seafarer's Claims, Seminar on Management of Human Resources and Planning Maritime Commerce Strategy organized by State Maritime Academy Alumni Association on 28 May 2003, İstanbul. The Liability of the Carrier for Loss and Damage of Cargo Carried in Sealed Containers, Symposium on Maritime Law Practice organized by Maritime Law Association, İstanbul, 7 July 2006. (in Turkish) Opinions on the New Seafarers Regulation and its evaluation in National Educational System, Panelist in Panel on Education of Marine Chief Engineers organized by University of 9 Eylül on 17 April 2006, İzmir. (In Turkish) Evaluation of Supreme Court Precedence, organized by Maritime Law Association on 2010. (In Turkish) Evaluation of Supreme Court Precedence, organized by Maritime Law Association on 2012. (In Turkish) Recent Problems on Maritime Enforcement Law, organized by Istanbul Bar Association Maritime Law Commission and Istanbul Bilgi University Maritime Law Research Commission on 6 May 2017.
Author − (in Turkish) Legal Regime of Territorial Waters and International Sea, in: Seahorse, Journal of State Maritime Academy Alumni Association, Volumes 2-3, 4-5, 1992, Actual Issues and Some Suggestions On the Recovery of Seaman’s Wages, in: Seahorse, May-June, July-August, 1999; Carrier’s Responsibility In Sealed Container Transport, in: Marine & Commerce, October 2006; Single Judge Enigma at Maritime Courts, in: World Journal, Thursday Route, 12 August 2004; Importance of Expertise before Maritime Courts, in: World Journal, Thursday Route, 16 March 2006
Co-author − (in Turkish) Master, the Scapegoat, in: Republic Journal, 17 January 2003; Views and Suggestions on the Commercial Code Draft, in: Maritime Law Journal, January 2006; Efficient Use of Expert Evidence before Specialised Maritime Court in: Dedication to Prof. Dr. Ergon Çetingil and Prof. Dr. Rayegan Kender, İstanbul 2007 Maritime Law at the Vocational School Maritime Department of the İstanbul Technical University (1999-2000).
Lecturer − Turkish Maritime Law Association; State Maritime Academy Alumni Association; Chamber of Marine Engineers; Maritime Academy Alumni Social Aid Foundation (Director of the Board 2005-2006). İstanbul Bar Association