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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 latest Lloyd’s List Intelligence Shipbuilding Outlook shows contracts for 2020 at historical lows, but prospects are much brighter for next year, amid hope that Covid-induced uncertainty will be lifted
Global containerised trade was up 2.7% in the third quarter as volumes in September came in higher than last year for the second consecutive month. The gains closed the year-to-date volume deficit to just 3% through September-end
The coronavirus backdrop and trade tensions have helped fast-track the manufacturing shift to Southeast Asia away from its traditional home in south China. While there is still a vast disparity in volumes, with China comfortably the region’s biggest exporter, there is an emerging chunk of cargo migrating south
Golden Week failed to derail spot market sentiment, with rates on both east-west major routes showing sustained resilience. Port calls out of China’s largest container complexes climbed to their highest since August as service frequency jumped beyond 2019 levels
Freight association demands the UK government steps in to solve the congestion crisis in Felixstowe, as forwarders continue to suffer operational damage and incur costs due to ongoing disruption
Spot market shows signs of resilience in the first reporting period since Golden Week. The Shanghai Containerised Freight Index fell only marginally, amid reports of continued strong demand on trades out of China, particularly on a buoyant transpacific