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Helen Kelly

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Helen maintains operational control over all Lloyd's List editorial products, ensuring they are delivered to the highest standards. This includes the rolling online news agenda, daily email news bulletin, daily news PDF, weekly news roundup, companies’ tracker, monthly print magazines and annual projects such as the Lloyd's List Top 100.

Helen plays a key role in developing new products and content across Lloyd's List. She works to improve integration of product offerings across the Informa Business Intelligence vertical including Informa Law and Insurance Day.

Helen manages a team of international journalists and editors in more than six countries and co-ordinates content from around the globe.

She has been interviewed for live television and radio as a Lloyd’s List shipping analyst. 

Prior to joining Informa Helen worked as a broadcast and print journalist and editor at a number of well-known UK news organisations including The Guardian, The Telegraph and Trinity Mirror. She has worked as a UK stringer for US radio station Free Speech Radio News.  She has also spent time with Guinness World Records, and lifestyle and fitness magazine Zest.

Helen is a native of Australia and hails from the ‘outback’ town of Darwin. She is a member of the National Union of Journalists and the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society. She knocks a ball about at Conway Tennis Club and is a keen, if somewhat lapsed, cyclist and runner. 

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Maersk Line has classified the Venta Maersk expedition as a pilot project, but it will record the vessel’s journey data, which could be used to draw up future commercial operations

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