Inchcape Shipping Services
(ISS), the world's leading maritime and logistics service provider, has opened
an office in Amsterdam – the company’s second office in the Netherlands.
ISS’ new office is based in
the port of Amsterdam, a key international logistics hub, further extending
ISS’ global network and its service offering in the country to new and existing
customers and complementing its existing office in Rotterdam.
With the Netherlands the
world’s fifth largest exporter, the Port of Amsterdam has excellent connections
to all European markets including Germany and the UK, and is a key hub for
liquid and bulk products, general and project cargos, container exports, and
also its rapidly expanding cruise activities.
ISS Amsterdam will be offering
a full range of marine agency services together with a range of terminal
activities including stevedoring, warehousing, storage, forwarding and custom
documentation, while also serving the port of Ijmuiden.
Says Gavin Griffin, Executive
Vice President, Europe & Africa: “ISS Amsterdam is a great strategic
addition to our European network. Alongside Rotterdam, Europe’s largest
port, Amsterdam is a fast-growing port and is especially strong in the
agribulk, petrol, coal, cocoa and cruise markets, offering great commercial
“We look forward to further
serving our customers with our experienced Amsterdam team who are have worked
in all segments of the business including cargo, container, cruise and tanker.”