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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.

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Carriers ‘waste opportunity’ to raise Asia-Europe rates

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Time to take reefers to the 'next level'

Maersk Line’s head of global reefer solutions Anne-Sophie Zerlang Karlsen says she is continually lashing out at peers for calling themselves ‘innovative’. The back-patting needs to stop, she says

Europe Spain

Reefer rates on the rise despite softening perishables trade

Slower growth in the overall perishables market will become a feature over the next few years

Europe Spain

Is IMO 2020 the final nail in the conventional coffin?

According to Great White Fleet president Stefano Di Paolo, the era of ‘conventional reefer shipping is over’

Europe Containers

Seafarers concerned over prosecution risks

Seafarers’ fears include becoming scapegoats in environmental disasters, as the public and media campaign to hold someone to account

International Crewing

Boxship upsizing continues apace

On the Asia-northern Europe trade, average capacity has increased to more than 16,000 teu and will likely rise to closer to 17,000 teu in 2020, with the roll-out of more 23,000 teu ships over the course of the next year, according to Alphaliner

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