Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has announced the appointment of Clive Lane as Vice President of Operations for Europe & North Africa. In his new role, Clive will be responsible for delivering exceptional services to ISS customers and ensuring optimal operational performance in the region. Prior to joining ISS he was Ports Liaison Policy Lead for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.
A Master Mariner, Clive has also worked as a Port Director for Poole Harbour and as a General Manager for part of the Associated British Ports (ABP) group of companies where he was responsible for delivering a range of operational management, strategy and HR objectives. During his earlier career as a Ships Captain he worked in a variety of senior roles on oil tankers, passenger cruise liners, ferries and hovercraft before coming ashore in 1992.
Based in Southampton, Clive will report to Simon Edsall, Executive Vice President, Europe & North Africa Operations. Said Simon Edsall: “I am very pleased to welcome Clive. His breadth of experience both on and offshore and in operational performance, team leadership and customer relationships will greatly enhance our team.”
Clive Lane, Vice President of Operations for Europe & North Africa, Inchcape Shipping Services
Inchcape Shipping Services is the world’s leading maritime services provider. With 289 proprietary offices in 65 countries, and a workforce of over 3, 750, the company’s diverse global customer base now includes owners and charterers in the oil, cruise, container and bulk commodity sectors as well as naval, government and inter-governmental organisations.
ISS provides landside commercial and humanitarian logistics, transit, offshore support, informational and other associated marine services. The company also provides a growing range of outsourcing services including global crew and marine spares logistics; port hub agency management; and sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning solutions through its subsidiary ShipNet. Inchcape Shipping Services – A World of Local Expertise www.iss-shipping.com