ISS to Support Petrobras Port Expansions

ISS to Support Petrobras Port Expansions

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has had its port agency and tanker husbandry services contract significantly enlarged by Petrobras.

The Brazilian government-owned energy giant, which already uses ISS in Brazil, Chile, USA, Asia Pacific and China, has now requested that ISS support its expansion to 17 new port call locations in Central America and the Caribbean.

ISS will handle Petrobras’ crude, clean products and LNG tankers, ensuring fast and safe turnaround of vessels in port or at terminals, ensuring all permits and clearances are in place and correct and issuance of cargo documentation.

Jaime Otero, Executive Vice President Central and South America Operations, ISS, said: “ISS has become Petrobras’ trusted service delivery partner and we’re pleased to be able to utilise our extensive global network to their benefit.”

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Press Release, April 22, 2014; Image: Petrobras
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