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Anastassios Adamopoulos



Anastassios Adamopoulos is Lloyd’s List’s news reporter based in London. He contributes to Lloyd’s List’s coverage of daily developments across a number of shipping industry beats with a focus on the UK and Europe.

Anastassios has written about and is interested in port operations, seafarer safety as well as maritime security and intelligence, among other topics.

Having grown up in Greece, Anastassios has always been interested in shipping and its interaction with global trade and policy.

Prior to joining Lloyd’s List, Anastassios worked for the Greek Reporter in the United States, covering daily news surrounding Greece.

He has also interned at Marine Money Magazine’s editorial department. More recently, he interned at the Atlantic Council, a foreign policy think tank in Washington, working on transatlantic relations and the European Union.

Anastassios received his undergraduate degree in political science in 2015 from the University of Michigan, where he also worked as a news reporter for the university's newspaper, the Michigan Daily.

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Shipping comes to terms with its future

The shipping industry knows EU rules on emissions are coming. Soon enough, those parts of the industry that think the EU is acting a misguidedly draconian fashion by failing to secure global co-operation will be forced to turn their focus on what those rules will look like

EU Environment

Disagreements over approach to decarbonisation persist

A high-profile panel discussion in Brussels highlighted how despite agreement on the overall goal, decision makers and stakeholders have different visions of the future

International Environment

The MEP leading the drive to slash shipping emissions

Jutta Paulus is the politician at the vanguard of arguing the case that the EU ought to step in and regulate emissions, even without any global consensus on such an issue. She is also at the forefront of putting the argument to the shipping industry that it should cough up funding for maritime decarbonisation projects in the EU

EU Political and Trade

Major carriers signal a shift in mindset to tackle emissions

Maersk, CMA CGM, MSC and Hapag-Lloyd say they cannot go at it alone. They plan to collaborate with each other to push the climate agenda

Maersk Group CMA CGM

German official pitches for EU Maritime Co-ordinator to raise sector’s profile

Germany’s federal maritime co-ordinator wants to establish an EU position with an office that will help co-ordinate related activities in the bloc

Maersk Group CMA CGM

EU chiefs warned that green rules hinge on global co-operation

Given the international nature of the shipping sector, the EU's plan to impose green rules makes no sense if new red tape applies solely to the Continent. The EU has been told that instead it should use its weight to promote global environmental rules and foster the uptake of alternative fuels, Ecsa and Espo argue

Political and Trade Regulation
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