Our Background
  • Nearly 60 years of solid experience, Marine Chartering Co., Inc. steams forward as one of the premier international ocean transportation companies in the United States West Coast.
  • Incorporated in California in 1955, the firm pioneered the brokerage of ships and cargoes from the Pacific Coast.
  • Marine Chartering Co., Inc., building up from this central core of expertise, rapidly has expanded into all aspects of ocean transportation.

Marine Chartering Today
  • SHIPBROKERAGE: The firmís active brokers charter vessels for substantial grain, fishing, chemicals, mining and shipping corporations, with worldwide requirements varying from spot market charters to the sale and purchase of ships.
  • JOINT VENTURING: Marine Chartering specializes in the mating of transportation needs, shipping expertise financial muscle in structuring new growth enterprises in which Marine Chartering takes an active participation as co-investors and managers.
  • VESSEL MANAGEMENT: On behalf of affiliated companies and clients ranging from shipowner, contract carrier and timecharter operators, Marine Chartering manages the complete shipping operations from the acquisition phase to crewing and bunkering through to the daily voyage instructions. Vessels under management range from new buildings under construction to vessels timechartered for single trips.