Marcus Hand

Marcus Hand

Editor, Seatrade Maritime News


Marcus Hand is the editor of Seatrade Maritime News and a dedicated maritime journalist with nearly two decades of experience covering the shipping industry in Asia. In addition to running Seatrade's maritime and offshore news website based from Singapore he is the Asia Editor of Seatrade Maritime Review.
 
Marcus is also an experienced industry commentator and has chaired many conferences and roundtables. Prior to joining Seatrade at the beginning of 2010 Marcus worked for shipping industry journal Lloyd's List for a decade and previous to that the Singapore Business Times covering shipping and aviation.

 

Oil and gas major Shell sees a growing commitment to LNG as marine fuel and bio and synthetic options would make it “a robust step” in meeting IMO CO2 targets.

The Monaco Maersk has set the record for a loaded container vessel with 19,284 teu onboard departing Tanjung Pelepas in Malaysia.

Kuwait Oil Tanker Co (KOTC) has renewed a three year deal with Lukoil Marine Lubricants covering its fleet of 24 vessels.

Ocean Network Express’ (ONE) bright magenta vessels are starting to become a common sight on the high seas, and the distinctive branding is now making its way to the world of rail.

Proxy-advisor firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has called on shareholders of Japanese shipowner K Line to vote against the re-election of its chairman and president at its upcoming annual general meeting.

As shipowners start to grapple with CO2 emission targets for 2030, and then 2050, the role of LNG as a fuel marine very much comes into question.

Cosco Shipping, Sovcomflot, Novatek and Silk Road Fund have inked an agreement to set up and Arctic shipping joint venture to manage icebreaking LNG carriers.

An ABS sponsored ceremony for Norwegian shipping companies committed to the Amver Awards was held at the US Ambassador’s Residence in Oslo this week.

Japanese shipowner K Line is installing as an Airseas kite on the front of one its bulk carriers with an aim of 20% reduction in CO2 emissions, and could install up to 50 more.

Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) is looking to a strong future in the offshore wind market acquiring a 50% stake in NorSea Wind.

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