July 7 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has signed a contract with Technip to provide marine agency services and logistics for the Rashid C project in the Middle East.

ISS will provide a range of services for the project, including port agency, crew transfer, visa assistance and cargo services. ISS's support is expected to run throughout the rest of 2015 and into the first quarter of 2016.

The project is currently under offshore execution by Technip for Dubai Petroleum Establishment (DPE). Technip's work for DPE includes the construction and installation of the Rashid C platform, a 900-tonne deck, 500-tonne jacket, and over 100 km of pipelines.