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Max Tingyao Lin

Markets Editor


Max oversees dry, wet bulk and gas coverage for Lloyd’s List, leading a team of sector specialists in London, Singapore and New York. He writes and edits breaking news, weekly commentaries, monthly and quarterly outlooks, with main focus over companies and freight markets. He is also the driving force behind Lloyd’s List Companies and Yard Talk.

Max joined Lloyd’s List in 2012 as a Hong Kong-based senior reporter, covering a wide range of Asia's maritime shipping matters, including financing, markets, regulations, technology, port data, etc. Before that, he covered petroleum products and oil futures for Dow Jones Newswires/Wall Street Journal in Singapore during 2008-2011. Max also had a brief stint at Thomson Reuters’ Asia energy desk.

Originally from Taiwan, Max had studied in the UK and the US. He held a master’s in International Journalism from the University of Westminster and a diploma for graduates in economics from the London School of Economics. He was the Journalist of the Year of the Seahorse Club in 2016.

Max speaks English, Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese. He is into travelling, reading, fine art and music.

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International Tankers and Gas

Bullish bulker owners unfazed by trade wars and regulations

Easing oversupply and strong Chinese and Indian imports will buoy bulker owners

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