174 years service to the shipping industry

Inchcape Shipping Services traces its origins back to 1847, when two Scottish merchants from Campbeltown, William Mackinnon and Robert Mackenzie, met in Calcutta and formed a general merchanting partnership, Mackinnon Mackenzie & Company (MMC).

Today, the company is one of the largest maritime services providers, with some 260 offices in 68 countries and a team of over 2,500 professional and committed staff.

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