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.

 

Greek shipowner TMS Cardiff has inked a 10-year time charter contract with Vitol for one of its X Carrier series of vessels.

AP Moller – Maersk has given up on its attempts to sell or spin of its offshore supply vessel company Maersk Supply Service (MSS) due to distressed market conditions.

Terminal operator PSA International is appointing Peter Voser as its new chairman from 1 April as Fock Siew Wah stands down after 13 years in the post.

Fire damaged containers from the Yantian Express have been unloaded, but it remains unclear where the remaining undamaged cargo will be unloaded.

Qatar's Nakilat has formed a new LNG shipping joint venture with John Angelicoussis' Maran  Ventures adding to existing cooperation between the two companies.

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As the UK’s Brexit process plunges into deep uncertainty P&I insurers are choosing different methods to ensure smooth trading in the event of the country leaving the EU.

Danish shipowner Norden is continuing on a course to become increasingly asset light selling off four bulkers.

Awilco Drilling has declared an option for a second semi-submersible drilling rig newbuilding at Keppel FELS in Singapore.

While continuing to grow its port's business terminal operator PSA International will also broaden its business to other areas of the supply chain with an aim to co-create the Internet of Logistics.

Six Dutch multi-nationals, including Shell and Heineken, have teamed-up with AP Moller – Maersk for the largest ever maritime biofuels pilot on a Triple-E containership between Rotterdam and Shanghai.

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