Anastassios is responsible for Lloyd’s List coverage of shipping’s energy transition, environmental regulations and sustainability-based growth. Among the topics he closely reports on are developments out of the International Maritime Organization and the European Union, corporate environmental action and performance, zero carbon fuels and technologies, sustainable finance and broader emissions reductions efforts in the maritime industry.
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.
Latest From Anastassios Adamopoulos
Ministers from several countries, major energy and shipping executives as well as global climate leaders will convene a conference in Glasgow on the sidelines of the UN’s biggest climate conference since the Paris Agreement
An increasingly more stringent greenhouse gas content limit on ship fuels would give fuel producers a clear signal on the demand for low emissions fuels in the future, the EU has told the International Maritime Organization
Norway has told the IMO it should adopt a cap and trade system in combination with greenhouse gas intensity limits on fuels, as the best approach to reduce shipping emissions and transition to lower emission fuels
ABN AMRO’s Joep Gorgels says cargo owners can help shipping’s energy transition through long-term charter commitments that signal to both shipowners and financiers that there is a business case for more expensive greener investments
Shipping economist believes that the industry needs to focus on four fundamental areas that will define its future and understand that decarbonisation is not an isolated problem
The Maersk chief executive said that such a ban for new fossil-fuelled ships along with a global emissions levy would send a clear message to the industry