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.
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Facing pressure from developing nations to find a different financing mechanism, industry lobbies insist that collecting $2 per tonne of fuel consumed from each ship is the best way to develop a decarbonisation R&D fund
Denmark wants incoming emissions measures to also apply on a fleet-average basis rather than only on individual ships, as it believes this can stimulate greater investment in low and zero-carbon fuels and ships
The World Shipping Council has slammed the ‘defeatist approach’ of environmental groups. The latter have called on industry bodies to drop their pursuit of a research and development fund and asked them instead to support a $100 carbon levy on ships
Volvo has committed to becoming climate neutral by 2040 and is examining the sustainability of its supply chains, which its supply chain vice-president sees as being ‘a big problem’ in its emissions push
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Five NGOs have told industry groups that their proposal for a global research and development fund would simply waste precious negotiating time at the International Maritime Organization