Another New Office For Inchcape Shipping Services In North & Central America

Another New Office For Inchcape Shipping Services In North & Central America

2 June 2010 - Inchcape Shipping Services have announced further expansion into its North & Central America region with the opening today of a new office in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

“The opening of this office will give ISS a much needed presence in western Canada,” said Tod Gannett, VP US & Canada West Coast & Hawaii. “This will allow us to better serve our current client base as well as explore new business opportunities opening the door for ISS to spread throughout British Columbia.”

Lars Westerberg, Senior Vice President for the region added: “Although this area was covered by our Seattle office in the past, by having a local presence we are planning for further expansion particularly into the bulk and tanker trades, which are prevalent in this area.”

The office is manned by Port Manager, Elie Kozhaya and Port Captain, Capt. Daniel Cheung.

Notes to editors:

Inchcape Shipping Services is the world's leading marine services provider. Through its proprietary network of some 250 offices employing over 3,800 people across 61 countries, ISS provides its customers with an unparalleled global resource delivered locally and tailored to each customer’s individual needs.

Its diversified customer base includes clients across the oil, cruise, container and bulk commodity sectors as well as serving naval, government and inter-governmental clients. Additionally, ISS provides landside commercial and humanitarian logistics, transit, offshore support and other associated marine services.

The Company also provides a growing range of outsourcing services. These include global crew and marine spares logistics; port agency management and commercial representation; and sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning solutions through its subsidiary ShipNet and other associated services.

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Nick Elliott
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Inchcape Shipping Services
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