Istanbul Office

Engineer, Marine Surveyor

| Tel:   +90 5375265646 |

| Email: istanbul@mentormarine.com |

Onur Sabanci

Istanbul Office

Marine Surveyor, Engineer

| Tel:   +90 5375265646  |

| Email: istanbul@mentormarine.com |

Onur holds a Bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from State University of New York Maritime College, and a Master’s degree in Organization and Management from Marmara University.

He has previous experience as a repair Project Engineer at various Turkish shipyards. He has been involved with a number of different repair and conversion projects, and dealt with a range of different types of vessels. He has also experience in Project Planning and Cost Analysis.

Onur joined the firm in 2020 and has been mainly dealing with Loss Prevention and Repair Projects/Surveys.


Nationality Greek


Diploma of Naval Architecture & Mechanical Engineering – National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece (1999).


  • 1999 – 2001, Superintendent Engineer in TRITEA MARITIME, monitoring Classification and Statutory program/surveys, preparing repair specifications and attending dry-docks. Routine ship inspections and ISM audits.   
  • 2002 – 2004, working as a Marine Field Surveyor at HELLENIC REGISTER OF SHIPPING Classification Society. Carrying out annual intermediate and special surveys or occasional damage surveys for Classification purposes. Carrying out statutory surveys on behalf of Flag Administrations.
  • 2004 – 2011, working as a marine surveyor and damage evaluator at MENTOR S.A., specialising in yacht surveys and handling various claims.
  • 2011 – 2012, working as a marine surveyor and damage evaluator at LYSIS Ltd., specialising in yacht surveys and handling various claims.
  • 2012 – 2016, working as an in-house marine surveyor at AIGAION INSURANCE CO., in charge of H&M and P&I surveys onboard ships and yachts. 
  • 2017 – to date, joined the surveying staff of Mentor Marine Consultants.


  • Member of the Hellenic Association of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers
  • Member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE)


– Greek (mother tongue)

– English (fluent)

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