This expands ship charter service offerings for both companies.
Miami-based Landry & Kling is a leading ship sourcing and logistics company for world events, floating accommodations, short- and long-term charter projects for conferences, workforce housing and disaster relief, while Inchcape Shipping Services is a leader in global port agency and marine services.
With operations from more than 240 offices across 60 countries, Inchcape is positioned to provide turnkey services for Landry & Kling's ship charter clients. Their vast network of local agents will collaborate with Landry & Kling to deliver port operations intelligence, cost analytics and port advice for ship charter clients around the world.
Silja Europa charter for COP26
As Inchcape’s strategic partner, Landry & Kling will leverage their global resources and strong industry relationships to source vessels for all ship charter proposals referred by Inchcape. Their first joint project is set to launch next month in Glasgow, Scotland, providing accommodations on Tallink’s 1,019-cabin Silja Europa for the U.N. Climate Conference (COP26).
'Powerhouse of capability'
'We are excited to partner with Inchcape to use their exceptional port agent services while broadening our global capabilities of ship charter solutions. Together, Landry & Kling and Inchcape offer a powerhouse of capability to ship charter clients,' said Joyce Landry, CEO, Landry & Kling.
'Combining the expertise and global networks of Inchcape Shipping Services with Landry & Kling Global Cruise Services provides a unique opportunity to expand the scope of our portfolio of cruise ship services,' said Grant Holmes, global sector head - cruise industry, Inchcape Shipping Services. 'The complementary skill sets of both organizations will ensure our cruise customers receive unparalleled operational excellence.'
Seatrade Cruise Global Sustainability Spotlight
Both Landry and Holmes will take part in Seatrade Cruise Global's Sustainability Spotlight Panel at 11 a.m. Sept. 30, along with Linden Coppell, director of sustainability, MSC Cruises, and Silvia Garrigo, SVP and chief environmental, social and governance officer, Royal Caribbean Group.