November 6 - Multipurpose project shipping line Thorco Shipping has opened a new office in Santiago, Chile, trading as Thorco Shipping Chile.

The Norway headquartered shipping line said the opening was to strengthen its presence in the growth markets of South America.

Michael Dragsbaek from Thorco Shipping's Rio de Janeiro office has been selected to lead the new Chilean division.

The address of the Santiago office is as follows:

Thorco Shipping Chile

Cerro El Plomo 5630 Torre 8, Piso 9, Of. 949 Las Condes, Santiago Chile

Tel.: +56-2-26664261

Mobile: +56-9-71403193