Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has signed a new port agency contract with Team Tankers International for the US East Coast and Caribbean region – its first in the Americas.
The chemical tanker specialist has called on ISS to provide full port agency services to deliver a consistently high level of service throughout the region. ISS was awarded the contract after demonstrating its efficiency, transparency and quality of service to Team Tankers International’s operations team in the US, along with its expertise in the chemical sector and strength of its global network.
The new business complements ISS’ relationship with the company in Europe which recently expanded to provide port agency services across all major European ports and terminals.
Comments Captain Caspar Lavall, Head of Operations – Westport, Team Tankers International: “This new contract with ISS provides the consistent, high quality port agency service that is necessary in today’s shipping sector, as well as being a great fit with our team.”
Adds Neill Tomlin, Chief Commercial Officer, ISS: “We are delighted with our new US and European contract agreements with Team Tankers International which demonstrate the quality of our port agency, expertise in the chemical market and value of our global network.”
About Inchcape Shipping Services
Inchcape Shipping Services is the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider. With over 300 proprietary offices in 70 countries and a 4000-strong workforce the company’s diverse global customer base includes owners and charterers in the oil, cruise, container and bulk commodity sectors as well as naval, government and inter-governmental organisations.
ISS provides landside commercial and humanitarian logistics, transit, offshore support, information and data as well as a range of associated maritime services and innovative voyage-management technology. The company additionally offers a growing range of outsourcing services including global crew and marine spares logistics, port hub agency management and sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning solutions through its subsidiary ShipNet.
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