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Linton Nightingale

Editor, The Intelligence


Linton is deputy editor for Lloyd’s List sister publication Containerisation International, covering the global container market but with a particular focus on Europe.

A key member of the containers’ team he writes regular market reports, features and commentaries, whilst keeping our readers up to speed with the latest breaking news from within the box industry on a daily basis.

As CI’s deputy editor he plays a supporting role throughout the planning and production process of the monthly print edition. His duties range from sourcing and writing copy through to subediting and proofing, in keeping with the high standards of journalism that have long bestowed this well-established brand.

He also took on the role as editor of the latest Top 100 Container Ports supplement, overseeing and managing all stages of the annual project.

Prior to his positon at Informa Linton was editor of a respected maritime trade journal at a UK publication house having taken up roles within the same company as online editor and deputy editor.

A graduate from the University of Central Lancashire, Linton is an avid cyclist completing two long distance tours including one in aid of charity raising more than £10,000 riding from his home county of Essex to Asia.

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

Latest From Linton Nightingale

The week in charts: Pool claims to top $500m; cooling box spot rates and dim tanker hopes

International Group pool’s claims set to eclipse half a billion dollars in its worst year on record, as prospects dim for a quick recovery in global oil demand and with it the short-term prospects for the tanker market

Containers Tankers and Gas

Red hot box rates show first signs of cooling

Spot rates on the major east-west trades fall back slightly heading into the post-Chinese New Year period, but whether they will continue on a downward track is far from clear-cut. There is strong demand sentiment and container shipping still has an equipment shortage

Asia Pacific Europe

HHLA volumes slump 10%

Impact of pandemic on volumes and service switch hit Hamburg’s principal port operator hard last year

Europe Germany

HPH Trust volumes weather pandemic impact

Hong Kong port operator reaps rewards of surging European and US exports in the second half of last year to post full-year volume growth

Asia Pacific China

DP World claws back lost volumes in fourth quarter

Dubai-based port operator posts throughput totals for 2020 on par with the previous year as traffic rebounds after a pandemic-induced slump. Chief executive Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem says it is on track to deliver a ‘relatively stable’ full-year financial performance

United Arab Emirates DP World

Hamburg dismay as Maersk continues to dilute status of German unit

A decision to relocate the Hamburg staff of the two lines to the same premises, and to appoint a new chief executive, is regarded as further proof locally that Hamburg Süd is becoming only a brand name, with Copenhagen now calling all the shots

Europe Germany
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