Our first company ATUN Ltd. was
establihed in 1972 by Mr.Ata Atun and Mrs.Suna Atun, then
distirbuting and retale sle of cosmetics, hair care and medicals
as import goods within North Cyprus. Pace made into the shipping
sector in 1994 with acquisition of mv Suna-1, the dry cargo
vessel. The company now is serving in the sectors of Ownership,
shipmanagement, port agency, crane hire, ship chartering and
brokering, and forwarding
Coaster Mv ASU ATUN joined our fleet in 2003 and classed by the Turkish Lloyd. Our management division then DOC certified according to ISM standards by Turkish Lloyd.
We obtained mv PINAR ATUN in the year 2006 which had Germanischer Lloyd classification. Eventually the ISM certification of our shipmanagement division has been covered by Lloyd’s Register, remarking our firm being the first and the only IACS certified Shipmanagement and Ownership company in North Cyprus.
Our divisons of “Cargo transportation, Land trnsportation, Ships Agency and Cargo handling” services are also ISO 9001:2009 certified by Bureau Veritas.
Our forwarding division is member to FIATA.
We are also Owner member of BIMCO.
Mr. Sunat Atun, also the largest shareholder and director of our firm served as general Manager of the company from 18-10-2001 to 18.04.2009 when elected as MP and eventually appointed as Minister of Economy and Energy, handing over the general management of the company to his father Prof. Ata Atun.
The founding mother of our company, Mrs. Suna Atun, who not only played the biggest part in the growth of our group but also draw humanitarian aspects and values to us, passed away on 28-09-2013. We always remember her with love and respect. She served the society in the areas of education and culture with her SAMTAY FOUNDATION. She intedrated the Foundation with our group, thereby bringing a social responsibility notion. We wish our mother beloved Mrs. Suna Atun peace from Allah.