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.
Kuwait Oil Tanker Co (KOTC) has renewed a three year deal with Lukoil Marine Lubricants covering its fleet of 24 vessels.
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.
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.
Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) is looking to a strong future in the offshore wind market acquiring a 50% stake in NorSea Wind.