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Nigel Lowry

Athens Correspondent

Athens

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.

Latest From Nigel Lowry

Shipowner John Angelicoussis dies in hospital

Greece’s largest shipowner, 72, remained in a coma after collapsing three weeks ago in Athens

Europe Greece

Crude Greeks decide it’s time to go very large

Central Group, Latsco Shipping, Maran Tankers, Athenian Sea Carriers, Capital Maritime, Navios and Samos Steamship are among the Greek owners that have arranged to get their hands on new VLCCs as prices seem headed higher and building slots dry up

Europe Greece

Capital in line for $30m termination fee from tanker merger

Under the termination deal, which is conditional on the merger with International Seaways being consummated, Diamond S has agreed to pay Capital an amount of $30m, plus a further $4m will be held in escrow for payment on the transfer of management of certain specific Diamond S vessels

Tankers and Gas International

Latsis takes delivery of first LNG carrier

The 174,000 cu m newbuilding was delivered last week by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries and is currently on its way to Singapore under charter to commodities trader Trafigura. The South Korean builder is set to deliver sister vessel, the Hellas Athena, in September this year

Greece Tankers and Gas

Attica blames Covid for $136m revenue shortfall

Greece’s largest ferry operator says pandemic wrecked a 2020 that began promisingly, leading to a loss of about $59m for the year, but the group sees a glimmer of hope for a better summer in 2021

Greece Passenger

Greece launches tender for Heraklion as port privatisation warms up

Crete’s main port goes up for sale shortlists of approved bidders are unveiled for northern Greek ports Alexandroupolis and Kavala

Greece Ports and Logistics
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