Inchcape Teams Up With Palumbo

Press Release
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Jan-Hein Dissel, Andrea Palumbo: Photo credit Inchcape

Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services signs strategic partnership with offshore logistics & freight forwarder Palumbo S.P.A. to form ISS Palumbo. S.r.l.

The new partnership combines ISS’s worldwide network with Palumbo’s core capabilities in providing offshore project logistics and freight forwarding solutions and enables ISS Palumbo S.r.l. to offer a unique global combination of agency, project logistics and freight forwarding solutions to customers in the growing offshore oil and gas energy sector.

Palumbo, based in Italy, is an established operator in integrated project logistics with a proven expertise in the offshore and energy sectors.  ISS has over 290 offices  in 67 countries and the company’s diverse global customer base includes owners and charterers in the oil and gas energy, cruise, container and bulk commodity sectors, as well as naval, government and inter-governmental organisations.  Filippo Palumbo, the current MD of Palumbo will take on a new role as SVP Offshore Solutions within the ISS group to drive this new partnership forward.

Commenting on the new joint venture, Andrea Palumbo, the Chairman of Palumbo said:  “I am very pleased with our new partnership which combines the global network of ISS with the capabilities of Palumbo in international logistics and shipment services, especially in the offshore sector. This combination will enable us to offer our customers an unrivalled global offshore logistics solution”.

Claus Hyldager, ISS Chief Executive Officer added: “This is a major milestone in ISS’ aim to become the market leader in maritime and cargo services.  This is an exciting new partnership with an industry leader that will not only expand our project logistics and freight forwarding capabilities but enable us to deliver a genuinely unique, broad and integrated service to the expanding offshore oil and gas energy sector.”


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