18 January 2017 Dry Bulk | Shipping & Transport Leading maritime and logistics service provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), has celebrated the official opening of its new head office in London. Based in Fenchurch Street in the heart of the City, the new office for ISS’ leadership team has been opened to bring it closer to key customers’ London offices and more accessible for customers and staff visiting from overseas. Other core functions now based in London include innovation, marketing, sales support and accounts. Guests joining ISS at the official opening celebrations represented a number of ISS’ key customers, trade journalists and other industry contacts. ChrisWhiteside,Chief Executive Officer,ISS said:“Our focus on customer engagement highlighted a need to be located closer to our key principals and London is a key maritime market. “Feedback on our new London base has been extremely positive from customers, employees and other stakeholders alike and we were delighted to have so many guests join us to mark our official opening.” ISS’ office in Chafford Hundred, Essex, remains open for operational teams including Hub Agency Services, Information Technology and the ISS UK operations team. ABOUT INCHCAPE SHIPPING SERVICES Inchcape Shipping Services a major maritime and logistics service provider. With over 300 proprietary offices in 70 countries and a 4,000-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 organizations. 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.