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Nigel Lowry

Athens Correspondent


Nigel Lowry is Lloyd’s List’s resident expert on Greek shipping and has been covering the industry since the crisis of the 1980s. He has reported on the key Greek shipping community from London and New York as well as Athens and has carried out a range of other assignments for Lloyd’s List in other countries.

Nigel wrote the book ‘Onassis and his Legacy’, published by the Onassis Foundation in 2003, reprinted from a serialisation in Lloyd’s List.

He is a regular participant in maritime industry events as chairman, moderator or guest speaker and has often been interviewed for television and other media on shipping topics.

Since 2004, his remit for Lloyd’s List includes directing and hosting the annual Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards, a major event in the maritime calendar that draws more than 1,000 guests each year.

Prior to joining Lloyd’s List he held senior editorial positions with the Greek Business Review, Naftiliaki magazine, the Newsfront Greek Shipping Intelligence newsletter, and The Athenian, a monthly magazine. He has been a regular correspondent for The European Times, De Lloyd/Lloyd Anversois and Media International, among others.

Independently, Nigel is also founder and director of the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is dedicated to recognising outstanding individuals in Greek shipping’s history and is a hub of information for new generations as well as a strong supporter of Greek children’s charity Hellenic Hope.

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Economou and Hadjieleftheriadis among winners in Greek Shipping Awards

George Economou, who has interests spread acrosss shipping, most notably in DryShips’ modern fleet of 32 ships including 20 bulkers, six tankers and six offshore support vessels, walked away with the title of Greek Shipping Personality of the Year

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Diana set to continue shedding older tonnage

Greek bulker owner is not in growth mode and will continue stock tenders until share price reaches satisfactory level

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National Bank of Greece in talks to unload more shipping loans to Cross Ocean

Under sub-participation rules, a loan may be transferred from one bank to another lender without the knowledge of the client, which means the borrower could find itself facing tougher repayment demands

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Atlantic Bulk Carriers orders ultramax duo

Online valuer VesselsValue.com estimates the 61,000 dwt vessels at more than $25m apiece

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National Bank of Greece sells $288m bad loan book to funds

Funds will pay around 50% of balance sheet value for a package of about a dozen shipping loans jettisoned by the Greek lender. It comes a day after the bank said  it sold its business in Cyprus

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TEN eyes ‘strongest’ tanker market for years

The Greece-based owner’s upbeat outlook came after third quarter of the year results took TEN to a net income of $2m for the first nine months of 2019

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