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James Baker

Container Shipping Editor


James has been working as a business journalist for more than 25 years in his native New Zealand and the UK which he now calls home.

He is currently Container Shipping Editor for Lloyd’s List, covering container carriers, terminals, shippers and regulation, having been a specialist reporter and editor for Informa during the past two decades.

Outside of containerships, James also has an interest in smaller vessels, and is a member of the Wafi Yacht Club.


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