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Adam was previously Publishing Director for IEG Vu and IEG Policy, Editor of Agra Europe, and held senior reporting roles for market-leading publications such as The Public Ledger and Foodnews.

Before he became a journalist, Adam worked in the marketing industry for leading UK and multinational companies. He has a BA (Hons) degree in management from the University of Brighton.

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The week in charts: Port congestion maintains floating storage; transpacific rates surge

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From the News Desk: Beirut sees first container arrivals after blast

The first two containerships to call at the Port of Beirut since the devastating explosion last week have berthed at the city’s box terminal. But the clean up in both structural and legal terms has a long way to go, with the shipping and storage of ammonium nitrate also under the spotlight

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The week in charts: Lebanon needs port options for economic recovery

Week in charts: The devastating explosion in Beirut resulted in hundreds of deaths and thousands injured. We look at the impact the blast and damage to the port is likely to have on shipping, trade and the country’s economic recovery.

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From the News Desk: Decarbonisation requires joined-up thinking

It is clear there is no single answer to shipping’s decarbonisation dilemma and it is certain that different fuels will be utilised as the industry gradually moves towards a zero-carbon future. But what the viable options are and how and when they will be deployed remains a challenge

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Pandemic fallout delays vessel deliveries and limits new orders

The total number of ships delivered in 2020 is expected to increase compared with last year, but a high number of deliveries will be delayed to 2021 and cancellations are increasing

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The week in charts: Containers turn positive; ship finance grows

Reinstated sailings and a pick-up in China port calls indicate activity in the containers sectors is on the increase, while despite a weak outlook, more tonnage is expected to be added to the dry bulk fleet this year

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