Our Key Dates

  • 1987: Foundation of PARIMAR BROKERS by Gérard HIRGOROM under the name of PARIS MAR. At the origin, the company was hosting the S&P clients of the famous Parisian brokerage house PARIS MARITIME established in the fifties.
  • 1993: Takeover of FRANCHARTE a famous shipbroker established by Francis GRIEDER in 1966 to serve the liner and reefer markets as Chartering Shipbroker. Relocation to 94, rue St-Lazare in the heart of Paris Opera District.
  • 2006: Change of Ownership following the buyout of the founder’s shares by Cyril JARNET
  • 2011: Relocation to new effective premises in the lovely town of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 20 km west from Paris
  • 2016: New commercial brand PARIMAR BROKERS.

Our skills

  • Experience in all kind of shipbroking
  • Leader in Passenger and RoRo broking
  • Sophisticated and taylor-made transactions
  • Dedicated to customer relationship.
  • High level of service quality from A to Z

Our philosophy

  • INDEPENDENCE: We have always remained independent from all the shipping companies and only owned by its partners.
  • TRUST: let shipping remain an industry where verbal agreement is binding as signed contracts.
  • CONFIDENTIALITY: Apart from brokerage service, we intend to propose high reliability and confidentiality to our clients.
  • CLIENTS’ INTEREST FIRST : our size is the best guarantee against any conflict of interest that may happen when using with large brokerage shops.We are not “decision-makers” ourselves but just there to render the best assistance to our clients’ shipping transaction.

Our tools

  • Important investment in IT in order that the information, our raw material, may be used by our clients.
  • Dedicated integrated software for the shipping industry based upon the LR-Fairplay Database (more than 20000 entries updated every day).
  • Own database of sales status and position
  • An international network of 2500 correspondents worldwide.