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JFM Shipping, acting as ship agents in the ports of Funchal, Porto Santo and Caniçal – Madeira Islands, with nearly 140 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.

The company was founded in 1888 by João de Freitas Martins, great-grandfather of the present chairman, João Welsh.

As from August 5th, 2002, we are officially certified according to the European standards for Quality Management Systems – ISO 9001.2015.

We offer a wide range of services; from ship’s agents, ship chandler, bunkering brokers, etc, all the way up to customs clearances and even crew changes and repatriations.

Remaining at your entire disposal for any services you may require from Funchal, Madeira Island.


  • Name of port: Funchal

  • Facilities: Fresh water, fuel, garbage disposal, ship chandler

  • VHF: Yacht communication channel 16 & 69


  • Accessibility by land / distances: Santa Cruz 20km, Machico 25km, Camara de Lobos 10km, Ribeira Brava 30km, Porto Moniz 78km.

  • Airport details / distances: Aeroporto da Madeira (only one airport on the island) / port 20km, city 20km.

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JFM Shipping LDA

Avenida do Mar, 15


Madeira Island 9000-054



Lino Ribeiro
+351 965 010 153

David Jardim
+351 965 076 776

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