December 4 - Inchcape Shipping Services has opened a new office in Map Ta Phut, Thailand, taking the company's worldwide network to over 300 offices.

Headed up by Captain Sunchai Sanguanpao, the new office is ISS' second facility in Thailand and is based in the port of Map Ta Phut, which has the facilities to handle liquid, bulk, container and heavy lift cargoes.

The new location follows other recent openings on the Adriatic and west coast of Africa, as part of ISS' ongoing strategic expansion plans.