Well advised at sea with Frachtcontor

Well advised at sea with Frachtcontor

Well advised at sea with Frachtcontor

Well advised at sea with Frachtcontor


Dry Cargo

Our dedicated teams of international Dry Cargo experts are on hand to meet the demands of the Global Dry Cargo market. Chartering across all cargo types and vessel sizes. From coasters to bulkcarriers; grains to iron ore; 40 million tons of cargo is chartered through us annually.


Our experienced brokers provide a wealth of information on all Tanker markets around the clock. In addition we offer shipowners and charterers a customized process for all logistical requirements and professional support for managing every step of their commercial process.


A wealth of experience ensures a world-class service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round. Our agency teams, through multiple offices in the North and Baltic seas are ready to provide shipowners, captains and charterers with all of their operational requirements.

Sale & Purchase

Buying or selling a ship is matter of absolute trust between the parties involved. We have been the successful broker for the sale and purchase of vessels worldwide for decades. We specialize in the sale and purchase of secondhand tonnage of all types and act as the contracting agent for newbuildings.

About us

Frachtcontor was founded in 1905 by Deutsches Kohlen-Depot (German Coal Depot), to transport coal to overseas depots for the bunker requirements of steamships.

Today, with over 116 years of tradition and experience Frachtcontor is one of the leading shipbrokers in Germany.

We owe this success to our team of highly qualified, internationally experienced colleagues. Throughout the world, our customers rely on the service and the expertise of Frachtcontor across a range of shipping markets. Chartering, sale and purchase, commercial management and port agency – Frachtcontor is the one-stop-shop for all your shipping needs.