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Linton Nightingale

Deputy Editor


Linton is Lloyd's List's deputy editor. He is also editor of Lloyd’s List’s monthly special reports and annual publications, including our end of year ranking of the 100 most influential people in shipping. 

An award-winning journalist, he specialises in the global container market with a particular focus on Europe, writing regular market reports, features and commentaries, whilst keeping our readers up to speed with the latest breaking news from the box industry.

Prior to his position at Informa, Linton was editor of a respected maritime trade journal at a UK publication house.

Linton is also a diehard Tottenham Hotspur fan and proud father to his daughter Luna.


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