The Bulgarian Association of Ship Suppliers (BSSA) was established on 24.11.1995 under the name of ASSOCIATION OF BULGARIAN SHIP SUPPLIERS. Its founders are Mr. Vassil Ivanov Vasilev, Dimitar Petkov Petkov and Georgi Nikolov Petrov. The aim of the association is to unite and coordinate the interests of traders engaged in the ship supplying; to support and protect the economic interests of the ship suppliers, to assist and support its members in implementing and improving their specific business of servicing ships in Bulgarian ports. BSSA represents the interests of its members in front of the government authorities and institutions, owners and other organizations.
BSSA is a member of ISSA - International Ship Suppliers Association, OCEAN - European Association of Ship Suppliers, BCS - Bulgarian Chamber of Shipping and KRIB - Confederation of Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria.