03 Nov 22

Shipbrokers IFCHOR and Galbraiths set to merge

International shipbrokers IFCHOR and Galbraiths have agreed to merge and are in the final stages of completing a share for share agreement which is expected to close in the next few weeks. The new entity will be headquartered in Switzerland and comprise of 21 offices with over 300 employees from many different backgrounds and nationalities,... Read more

30 Nov 21

IFCHOR invests in offshore renewable shipping services, partnering with market specialist GRS

International offshore renewable advisory firm Global Renewable Shipbrokers (GRS) is focused on global expansion through a strategic partnership with Swiss headquartered shipbroker IFCHOR. The partnership will enable GRS to scale its activities and serve the rapid evolution of offshore renewable energy capacity in the USA, Japan, China as well as continued European wind farm development.... Read more

08 Oct 21

IFCHOR ClearBlue Oceans secures Italy’s first carbon neutral shortsea voyage

IFCHOR ClearBlue Oceans has brokered a carbon neutral voyage for Swiss-Italian dry bulk ship operator Nova Marine Carriers. The company undertook its first carbon neutral voyage, offsetting the CO2 emitted by its vessel MV Sider Rodi by voluntarily purchasing carbon credits for a Madagascan solar farm project. The Ambatolampy solar power plant provides green electricity... Read more

04 May 21

IFCHOR partners with CLIIN

We are delighted to announce that IFCHOR’s marine technology division has entered into a partnership with Danish robotics company CLIIN, acting as its exclusive sales agent in Japan. CLIIN is a global innovative technology company serving the international maritime sector and is headquartered in Denmark. Amongst its innovations, CLIIN has developed the cargo hold robot... Read more

13 Apr 21

IFCHOR and ClearBlue Markets launch new carbon emissions services for shipping

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with “ClearBlue Markets” an award-winning carbon market specialist. The partnership will operate under a newly created venture “IFCHOR ClearBlue Oceans” and offer carbon emissions advisory & brokerage services for shipping industry clients. IFCHOR ClearBlue Oceans will help clients navigate the complexities of carbon markets and provide immediate... Read more

22 Feb 21

IFCHOR growth continues with new hires

New Zug office led by Giando Dormio & expansion of S&P desk with Lasse Gandolfi. Recent strategic hires by IFCHOR will support the global shipbroker’s continued growth, with Giandomenico (Giando) Dormio, formerly managing director of SSY Zug and Geneva, the latest addition to the team. He brings over 25 years of experience of the dry... Read more

18 Feb 20

IFCHOR opens Tokyo office

We are excited to announce that, due to our remarkable growth over the last years, we are expanding. We are opening a new office in Tokyo, Japan which will be headed up by Mr Xuejun Sun. IFCHOR is confident that Sun San’s knowledge and expertise will consolidate our position as an added value link between... Read more

11 Feb 20

IFCHOR announces appointment of co-CEO

We are delighted to announce that we have strengthened our leadership team by appointing Giovanni Ravano alongside Emanuele Ravano as Joint Chief Executive. Giovanni Ravano is an experienced shipping professional, having served the past 20 years in various executive roles at agribusiness commodity leader Bunge and his early years as a shipbroker at IFCHOR. “I... Read more

28 Jan 20

IFCHOR (India) Private Limited established in Mumbai

IFCHOR is very pleased to announce the formation of IFCHOR (India) Private Limited, a newly established company represented by Mr Dripto Chatterjee who will be working out of Mumbai. Manu Ravano, co-CEO of IFCHOR commented “This is an important step in IFCHOR’s global growth and development building further on the success of our Middle East... Read more

20 Jan 20

IFCHOR Middle East desk new member

We are very pleased to announce Captain Anand Pandey has joined IFCHOR Middle East dry cargo team in Dubai as a senior competitive broker. Captain Anand brings considerable seafaring knowledge, experience and strong business relationships with main industrial clients located both in Dubai and India. We are confident his presence will be a great asset... Read more