• Harbour View

    Madeira Island Shipping Agents

    Established 1888
  • Ships

    Madeira Island Shipping Agents

    Established 1888
  • Funchal Harbour

    Madeira Island Shipping Agents

    Established 1888
  • Porto Santo Harbour

    Madeira Island Shipping Agents

    Established 1888
Shipping Agents - Established 1888

JFM - Shipping Agents Since 1888

JFM Shipping, acting as ship agents in the ports of Funchal, Porto Santo and Caniçal – Madeira Islands, with 130 years (established in 1888) of experience in the shipping area, is capable of offering you the best price/quality factor for the full port agency services based on a professional team highly qualified, available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Funchal Harbour

A Wide Range of Services

As members of BIMCO, the MULTIPORT Shipagencies Network and AYSS (worldwide network for agents handling super yachts), the quality of our services is tested daily on all ships handled by us.

Thus, we are pleased to offer our wide range of services; since Port Agents, Ship Chandler, Bunkering Brokers, etc., all the way up to Customs Clearances and even Crew Changes and Repatriations.
Types of Ship we handle:
  • Liner Vessels
  • Cruise Ships
  • General Cargo
  • Yachts
  • Bulk Carriers
  • LPG Carriers
  • Tankers
  • Military Vessels

Our Services

We are a highly specialised and qualified professional team, prepared to understand your special needs and provide constructive suggestions.

Our History

The shipping agency João de Freitas Martins, SA was founded in 1888 by João de Freitas Martins, great-Grandfather of the present Managing Director, João Welsh.

Ports of Operation


Geographical position
Latitude- 32º 38’4’’ N
Longitude-16º 54’7’’ W
Summer time - GMT+1
Winter time – GMT

Porto Santo

Geographic position:
Latitude - 33º3'N
Longitude -16º20'W
Summer time - GMT+1
Winter time - GMT


Geographic position:
Latitude- 32 44.10 N
Longitude- 016 43.52 W
Summer time - GMT+1
Winter time - GMT

Who do we work with

  • Royal Carribaen
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Expedition Cruises
  • Fred Olsen
  • Hapag Lloyd
  • MSC Cruises
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Pullmantur Cruises
  • Regent Cruises
  • Star Clippers
  • TUI Cruises
  • Norwegian
  • Virgin Voyages

    Two amazing sub-tropical destinations

    Madeira Island

    Madeira has the perfect combination of natural elements and year-round fine weather that produce the ideal setting to practise all sports throughout the year.

    Porto Santo

    Inviting sea temperatures, 9km of golden sandy beaches, a stable climate and stunning sunsets make Porto Santo your first port of call for peace and tranquillity.
    JFM Shipping Agents
    Avenida do Mar, 15
    9000-054 Funchal
    Madeira - Portugal
    T: +351 291 239 003 / 04
    F: +351 291 22 13 13
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    Lino Ribeiro
    M: +351 965 010 153
    David Jardim
    M: +351 965 076 776
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