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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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UK lawmakers call for greater clarity on maritime strategy

UK politicians call for investment in new technology, cleaner fuels and workforce training

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The problem of falsely flagged ships linked to fraudulent registries is not new, but it is growing and governments have struggled to tackle the risk of ships operating entirely outside of international scrutiny

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UN spends $55m on ageing Euronav VLCC to avert environmental disaster

UN Development Programme secures Euronav VLCC for $55m as part of a plan to offload an estimated one million barrels of oil from the decaying FSO Safer and prevent a looming environmental disaster

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Final negotiations over the detail of fuel requirements included in the text of the EU’s flagship package to catalyse the use of sustainable and scalable fuels in shipping could now stretch later into this year if a compromise is not found imminently

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