March 10 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Michael Ferguson as vice president of cargo solutions, terminals and port infrastructure.

With more than 35 years' experience in the industry, Ferguson's expertise extends from bulk material handling through to roles in engineering, operations, mining, terminal management, project management and business development.

Based in the USA, Ferguson will report directly to chief operating officer of cargo solutions, Tim Cahill, and will focus on his technical, commercial and multi-commodity knowledge to the development of ISS' terminal operations business.