ISS partnering with New Zealand agency
Inchcape Shipping Services agreed to partner with New Zealand agency, McKay Shipping, to form ISS-McKay Ltd., effective June 1.
The announcement follows ISS’s acquisition a month ago of Adsteam Agencies Tauranga Ltd. (AATL) and Ports and Shipping Services (PASS).
'We have pooled our businesses and ISS-McKay will perform all the operations of ISS in New Zealand as well as all the bulk, tanker and cruise operations of McKay Shipping and its associated companies,' said Royce Brain, ISS’s regional managing director for Australasia.
McKay Shipping will separately operate its liner agency and liner investment activities, which include Pacific Direct Line.
Craig Harris, managing director of McKay Shipping, will also take on the same role for ISS-McKay. 'This new partnership will benefit from the many solid relationships McKays have built up over the years in the cruise, tanker and bulk market including many customers who ISS is working with in other parts of the world,' Harris said.