INCHCAPE Shipping Services (ISS), a leading maritime, cargo and supply provider, has announced the appointment of Peter Nielsen as vice president for Africa.
Mr Nielsen, with extensive experience in West Africa where he was a director of OBT shipping for over 10 years, recently joined ISS and will assist senior vice president David Mackay in Mombasa to run operations across the region.
Mr Nielsen has worked in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Gambia. Before that, Peter was a MISE management trainee with AP Moller-Maersk and worked in various departments within the Maersk before becoming commercial manager and acting general manager for the group in Mozambique.
Said Mr Mackay: "We welcome Peter on board and look forward to the support and experience he will bring which will greatly assist the ambitious growth plans ISS is developing for Africa."
Inchcape Shipping Services has 300 proprietary offices in 67 countries, and a workforce of over 3,900, the company's diverse global customer base now includes owners and charterers in the oil, cruise, container and bulk commodity sectors as well as naval, government and intergovernmental organisations.
ISS provides landside commercial and humanitarian logistics, transit, offshore support, informational and other associated marine services. The company also provides outsourcing services including global crew and marine spares logistics; port hub agency management and sophisticated enterprise resource planning solutions through its subsidiary ShipNet.
Source : HKSG.