The shipyard was founded in Halic, Istanbul to construct boats in steel, aluminium, and composite in 1978 joined the Koç Group of Companies in 1997 and was renamed RMK MARINE, is located in Tuzla. RMK MARINE specializes in building, repairing and maintenance of commercial, naval vessels and super yachts.
The shipyard was audited by the Ministry of National Defence and RINA (International Certification Company) for “Industrial Quality Assurance” to the requirements for AQAP 2110 and ISO 9001 certification for the management system and infrastructure for superyachts, military and commercial shipbuilding projects. RMK MARINE is the only private shipyard to have attained AQAP 2110.
RMK MARINE has become an Internationally renowned signature brand by combining the meticulous working principals, which is very essential to build navy ships, and know-how into the aesthetical touch of superyacht construction.
RMK MARINE is widely known in the realisation of prestigious and head-turning motor and sailing yachts.
“Nazenin V”, built by RMK MARINE was awarded a Judges’ Special Commendation for “The Best Sailing Yacht over 45 Meters” at the “2010 World Superyacht Awards”, which is considered to be the “Academy Award” of global super yacht industry. The 45m super motor yacht “Karia” and the Oyster 100 Sailing Yacht Sarafin built at RMK MARINE have both honoured with the Judges Special Commendation prize at the World Superyacht Awards in 2012. Caressa K was one of the five winners of the prestigious Superyacht Design Award by the ISS (International Superyacht Society) for Powerboats 32-43m category in 2006. Designed by Naval Architects, Vripack Yachting International b.v. this elegantly styled trawler yacht is intended for long distance cruising with all of the comforts of fine living for the discerning owner.
Refit, repair and restoration projects are one of the versatile expertise of RMK MARINE. By utilising its own resources such in-house joinery department, travel lifts and dedicated enclosed workshops, RMK MARINE has succesfully completed many comprehensive refits, repair and restoration projects, including 45 m super motor yacht “Keyla” which is honoured as the Best Rebuilt Superyacht by winning the "Neptune Award" at the "World Superyacht Awards" in 2014.