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The Lloyd's List Podcast: John Angelicoussis - the shipowner's shipowner

In a special edition of the Lloyd’s List Podcast we discuss the legacy that legendary shipowner John Angelicoussis leaves the maritime industry. Our Greece correspondent Nigel Lowry and Citi chairman of Global Shipping, Logistics and Offshore Michael Parker discuss what made him so significant, and what his death means both for the business he leaves behind and the wider industry

International Greece

Offen Group appoints Arnt Vespermann as chief executive

After announcing his departure from Hamburg Süd earlier this year, Arnt Vespermann is will take over the management of Offen Group. His experience of tramp and liner shipping will help expand the company

Europe Germany

Golar LNG chief executive Iain Ross resigns

Iain Ross has handed in his resignation notice. Although his contract stipulates his departure in six months, that duration could be shortened or extended

International Golar Lng

Prime minister leads tributes to Greece’s shipping ‘giant’ John Angelicoussis

Greek owner hailed as a pillar of the Greek flag and a devotee of the Greek shipping tradition and operational excellence

Greece People

John Angelicoussis, Greece’s largest shipowner, dies at 72

Mr Angelicoussis, whose death was announced at the weekend, started his career in shipping in 1973 when he joined his father Anthony Angelicoussis, the founder of the family shipping company 

Europe Greece

Florida’s Jaxport offers solution to US port congestion

‘Jacksonville is quickly emerging as an alternative port for shippers looking to avoid congestion,’ says chief executive. ‘We’re big enough to handle the business but we are not too big where we don’t pay attention to details’

United States US States

US names Maffei as chairman of FMC

Dan Maffei’s appointment comes ahead of the unveiling of proposed legislation that would fund a new programme of infrastructure development in the US

US States United States

Wilhelmsen eyes hydrogen and offshore wind in renewables push

Chief executive Thomas Wilhelmsen wants to position the company at the forefront of the energy transition and expects acquisitions and stakes in new businesses will be part of investments of up to $500m over the next five years

Offshore People

Gentleman Jim Davis — a crusader for common sense in shipping

Jim Davis, the charismatic chairman of the shipping think-tank International Maritime Industries Forum, was one of the giants of the modern industry, an iconic figure who brought together a diverse cross section of industry leadership and became a crusader for common sense in shipping

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