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.
Latest From Linton Nightingale
The week in charts: Box volume growth eases | Capesize daily rates breach $80,000 | Special Report: Greece & Cyprus 2021
At the start of box shipping’s peak season, volume growth is slowing against even 2020’s pandemic-strained figures, while tonnage tightness drives capsize rates up and above the $80,000 per day mark
The week in charts: Demolition drought | Surge in Venezuelan subterfuge STS transfers | Weighing the economics behind boxes on bulkers
Sky-high box and bulker rates have led to a dearth in demolition numbers across both sectors, while tanker scrapping too has slowed owing to demand for vintage tonnage from sanctioned trades
The week in charts: Chinese hull usurps Lloyd’s | Disruptions dent box traffic | CMA CGM signs Abu Dhabi terminal deal
Latest figures from IUMI show China’s rise to prominence in the hull insurance market at the expense of Lloyd’s, for centuries the world’s dominant marine insurer. Meanwhile, black swan events hit container volumes through July
French shipping giant agrees 35-year concession at the UAE port in partnership with Abu Dhabi Ports to manage a new 1.8m teu capacity terminal
The initial outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic brought a volume bloodbath to the container port sector in the first half of 2020, but as the world emerged from lockdown restrictions, the box business mounted a second-half recovery
Box ports look set to post strong volume growth in 2021, gaining back traffic from last year’s coronavirus-induced shortfall. Yet a new strain of the virus could quickly turn fortunes, while supply chain disruption continues to plague ports