January 30 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed retired US Navy Captain Michael Durnan as its senior vice president of remote and government services.

Durnan will head up the Dubai based business development and operations team and will report to ISS' chief operating officer of supply chain solutions, Jan-Hein Dissel.

He will be the key point of contact at ISS responsible for managing all US naval contracts and engagement, as well as for unifying all elements of the remote and government services business group into one organisation.