GFI buys London shipbroker

Century brokers Ian MacIntyre, David Tarsey, Carl Burgess and Nick Cowells will all move to GFI's London offices and will report to Terry Parmenter, GFI's global head of physical dry freight.

"Century has an impressive 25-year history in ship broking. This acquisition will strengthen GFI's position in dry cargo chartering and demonstrates our commitment to physical shipbroking", says Parmenter. "The new additions to the team will work closely with GFI brokers in Singapore, increasing our glo