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Richard Meade



Richard Meade is the Editor of Lloyd’s List.

He is an award-winning journalist and has been writing and talking about all aspects of the maritime industry and global trade for the past twenty years.

As Editor he is responsible for navigating The List’s subscribers through the volatile politics, policy, deals and market movements that make up nearly 90% of global trade.

He is also the host of the popular Lloyd’s List Shipping Podcast and a regular industry speaker and media commentator on all things shipping.

He joined Lloyd’s List in 2006 as News Editor after jumping ship from the weekly maritime magazine Fairplay and prior to that started his career at the Financial Times.

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Frontline pushes ahead with Euronav ‘combination’ as standoff looms

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International Sustainability

Saverys family raises Euronav stake to 24%

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EU and G7 states seek to resolve P&I stand-off with Türkiye

P&I Clubs argue that meeting Turkish requirements on insurance cover would land them in breach of sanction regulations

Turkey Insurance

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