dship Carriers appoints ISLA as Italian agent

HAMBURG: February 2019. dship Carriers has appointed Italian Shipping & Logistics Agency (ISLA) as its exclusive commercial agent in Italy.

“We are pleased to have as well-established and renowned a company as ISLA onboard to further promote dship Carriers’ services in Italy,” said dship Carriers global vice president Lars Feller. “With ISLA’s local presence through a vast network of representative offices and its profound experience in the Italian market, we are looking forward to growing together in the future,”

Palermo-based ISLA provides a variety of shipping and logistics services including ship agency, brokering, sea and inland transport, Customs clearance and container forwarding. It is a member of the EMS-Fehn-Group that provides additional the company market access to Germany and the southern Balkans including Albania and Macedonia.

ISLA director Pietro Coniglio added: “We’re excited to establish this new cooperation and look forward to working with dship Carriers and its fantastic team.” Both companies said they expect the new partnership to create joint growth in the Italian shipping market, with Italian clients “profiting from high-quality ocean transportation services”.

Part of the deugro group, dship Carriers owns and manages a fleet of multi-purpose vessels designed to support the specialized needs of breakbulk, heavy lift, dry bulk and project cargo clients in the oil and gas, wind energy and floating cargo industries via offices in Hamburg, Houston, Tokyo and Singapore.