Inchcape owner sets up standalone forwarder

The Investment Corporation of Dubai has launched ISS Global Forwarding as a separate company from Inchcape Shipping Services. The investment arm of the emirate’s government said creating two standalone companies would optimise growth potential, customer focus and core competencies in supply chain logistics and marine services, respectively. Headquartered in Dubai and operating out of the Dubai Airport Free Zone, ISS Global Forwarding will focus on global freight forwarding, contract logistics and projects, ... [+]

Union boosts project expertise

ISS Palumbo UK, part of maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services has acquired project freight forwarder Union Transport, based in Newcastle. ISS Palumbo said the move will enhance its project freight forwarding and integrated logistics services to its customers, who include ENI, SAIPEM and Air Products. ISS Palumbo president, Andrea Palumbo, ... [+]

Nielsen for Inchcape in Africa

Inchcape Shipping Services has appointed Peter Nielsen as -VP Africa. He will support Mombasa-based SVP David Mackay with operations activity across the region. He was a director at OBT shipping for over ten years, working in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Gambia. [+]

Egypt joint venture

Maritime services company Inchcape Shipping Services has signed a joint venture agreement with Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL). OOCL Egypt will operate from existing ISS offices in Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said, and Damietta and will offer a “one-stop-shop” for Egyptian customers, including full container fleet network coverage. [+]

New cranes to lift Mombasa performance

Inchcape Shipping Services has helped move seven RTG cranes from China to the Port of Mombasa. The maritime services provider was appointed port and discharging agents for the Cosco-owned MV Dade, which arrived at the port in September 2014. The cranes were commissioned by the Kenya Ports Authority for the ... [+]

Brazil strikers in action already

Even beforfe the World Cup gets under way, Brazil's strikers are already in action. However, the strikers in question are not on the football field, but are disgruntled stevedores, who are planning to stage an indefinite walkout from 10 June, warns Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS). The action by the Union ... [+]

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