Marine shipping agencies Cross Marine Inc. and Furncan Marine Ltd., both of Montreal, have consolidated their longstanding business relationships as of April 1 by combining their respective expertise, experience, and resources.  Both agencies will continue to function as before, under their own names, and there are no changes in contact information.

Cross Marine Inc. was founded in 1991 by Capt. Jan Kroskowski, and specializes in representing cruise lines across Canada.

Under the direction of President and CEO Andrew Chodos, Furncan Marine, founded in 1976, through its long established offices in Saint John NB and Halifax NS, has been operating as agents in the Maritimes, with expertise in cruise ships, tankers, breakbulk, container carriers and bulk carriers.