McQuilling Secures India Foothold with Seaways Shipping

By George Backwell
Monday, June 02, 2014
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Transportation and consulting services firm McQuilling Partners, Inc. says it has reached an agreement with Seaways Shipping and Logistics Limited (SSLL) to establish Seaways McQuilling Private Limited.

Through offices located in Mumbai and New Delhi, the core business of the company will be to provide tanker, dry bulk, chemical and offshore brokerage services, as well as research and logistics consultancy within India and its related markets.
 
McQuilling Partners and its companies has delivered over forty years of international marine transportation services and consultancy experience to Seaways McQuilling Private Limited, while Seaways provides over two decades of integrated shipping and logistics expertise to the partnership, specifically in India.

Capt. Harihar Prasad, Managing Director of McQuilling Shipping Services DMC, commented, “Seaways’ extensive network provides us with an immediate platform to bring McQuilling’s array of services to its clients and the increasingly important Indian market.”
 
Capt. P.V.K. Mohan, Chairman and Managing Director of Seaways Shipping and Logistics Ltd., stated, “Our partnership with McQuilling is an important step in Seaway’s progression.  The synergy between both companies is accretive to our joint long range plan and provides additional benefits to our clients.”

About the Companies:
McQuilling Partners is a privately-owned marine services company, providing transportation and consulting services to clients in the shipping, commodity and financial services industries. McQuilling operates from nine international offices located in New York, Singapore, Athens, Caracas, Dubai, Houston, Lima, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro.

Seaways Shipping and Logistics Limited (SSLL) is a leading logistics service provider based in Hyderabad, India, offering integrated and turnkey services via air, sea and land in shipping, logistics and international trade.  SSLL has thirty-one strategically located branch offices in India, six overseas offices and over forty associate offices globally.

 

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