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Shipping has been good to Guy Platten, who signed up to the Royal Fleet Auxiliary aged 18 and will shortly be heading one of the industry’s major representative bodies
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The Interview: Jeremy Nixon

Ocean Network Express, the container line forged from merging the box shipping operations of three fiercely competitive Japanese shipping companies, got off to a rather rough start earlier this year. Now, three months on from its April 1 operational launch, chief executive Jeremy Nixon tells Lloyd's List that the business has settled into its rhythm.
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The Interview: Karin Orsel

The MF Shipping chief executive and International Chamber of Shipping vice-chairman is one of the most successful female owners, shipmanagers and entrepreneurs in an industry long criticised as being overly dominated by males. With no family links to shipping, Orsel has a can-do spirit rivalled by few

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The Interview: Anselm Gehling

German investment group Dr Peters has regained confidence as market conditions improve, and is targeting crude tanker and MPP expansion. But this won’t be the comeback of KGs—instead, Dr Peters wants larger portfolios for each fund under its management

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The Interview: Arjun Batra

Aside from being Drewry’s managing director, the well-respected veteran has also been an entrepreneur in shipping for decades. His advice to interested investors: put money into human capital, not physical assets

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The Interview: George Prokopiou

As owner of the second-largest fleet in Greece, George Prokopiou's appetite for innovation has been proved on more than one occasion, whether modernising his ships, entering the LNG market or embracing Chinese shipbuilders. Opportunities are always there, he believes

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