Incoming Chamber of Shipping president John Denholm, a fourth-generation shipowner himself, explains his mission to Make Britain Shipowner-Friendly Again
Rodolphe Saadé probably thought that he knew what to expect when he stepped into the top job at CMA CGM three years ago, and understood it would not be easy, but even he could not have anticipated quite how difficult the job was to become
SEA/LNG chairman Peter Keller counters the environmental backlash against gas-fuelled ships
Claes Berglund took over as president of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations last October. His in-tray includes the aftermath of Brexit, concerns about the pace of emissions reduction, and gender equality. The key is to keep talking, he tells Lloyd’s List
When Nusrat Ghani talked to Lloyd’s List last week, she noticeably spoke about her roles as UK Shipping Minister in the past tense. There was speculation that she could be in line for promotion. Instead, she has been sacked as part of prime minister Boris Johnson’s reshuffle. She leaves the UK maritime sector, relatively speaking, in a good place, enjoying a period high-profile status within UK government and will be remembered as one of the most effective maritime ministers of recent years.
Dr Aleka Sheppard founded the London Shipping Law Centre in 1994, in what she now admits to be an outburst of naïve enthusiasm. The organisation has just celebrated its silver jubilee and is still going strong, and will be around for years to come, she tells Lloyd’s List
Despina Theodosiou is a tireless supporter of gender equality in the maritime industry. As president of Wista, she says progress has been made, but it has been slow
Having built an illustrious career in the oil and petrochemical trade, SLNG chief executive Tan Soo Koong has moved on to invest time in boosting LNG adoption in maritime and other sectors aside from power generation. He is confident the lack of gas resources would not hold back Singapore from asserting its claim as Asia’s LNG trading hub
Insurtech Concirrus has gone from a standing start in 2016 to build a customer roster that includes some of the biggest names in marine insurance. Chief executive Andrew Yeoman explains how he came to shake up an entire sector
The International Maritime Organization’s secretary-general, elected for a second term until the end of 2023, has overseen an extremely busy four years that were spearheaded by the switch into a new low-sulphur era. He is confident the IMO has done well under his leadership, but the next four years will see even more straining challenges and will require him to address existing problems that remain unresolved
Samskip’s new chief executive says that the efforts to expand into the shortsea and logistics space by deepsea carriers only go to show the value of its offering
Mr De Stoop leads one of the largest crude oil tanker companies in the world. Over the past couple of years, Euronav has positioned itself as an environmentally conscious company that wants to help the wider industry combat its emissions. Mr De Stoop talks to Lloyd's List about what the future has in store and what the company learned in preparing for the global sulphur cap
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