Inchcape Shipping Services Establishes New Office in Malta
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), maritime and cargo services provider, has now established a new office in Malta. The opening of the ISS Malta office, with newly recruited management, follows the ending of a sub agency agreement with the local firm of Thomas Smith.
Covering all ports in Malta, the new team is drawn from large international shipping agencies and their experience encompasses all vessel and cargo types.
The newly appointed ISS Country Manager is Mr Ray Turban who joins ISS from a local agency firm. With 25 years industry experience, Ray Turban’s expertise extends to all agency activities, covering all cargo commodity types, ship husbandry matters, crew logistic services, ship to ship, cruise, Liner and vessel repairs. ISS Malta will continue to be supported by ISS Greece, which is headquartered in Piraeus.
Christos Makrialeas, Managing Director ISS Greece said: “Geographical expansion in the Mediterranean and beyond is a key strategic objective of ISS. The opening of ISS Malta, which closely follows the opening of ISS Algeciras earlier this year, is further evidence of our commitment to provide world-class maritime and cargo services to our customers.
“We are confident that ISS Malta will be a success and the same model will be followed in other countries in the Mediterranean Area.”
World Maritime News Staff, March 5, 2012; Image: ISS