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.

 

Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) is re-entering the crude tanker segment a decade after it exited with the sale of ITM Ship Management.

A supply vessel sank in the traffic separation scheme (TSS) of the Singapore Strait on Thursday morning.

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has acquired V.Group’s global port agency business.

V.Group is acquiring Inchcape Shipping Services’ (ISS) Global Marine Travel (GMT) business doubling the size of its travel offering.

As the battle lines continue to be drawn over exhaust gas cleaning systems on ships Precious Shipping md Khalid Hashim warns that the discharge waste water from open-loop scrubbers “will comeback to haunt us”.

The Nigerian authorities have launched a clampdown on vessels that do not comply with the country's cabotage laws detaining a Navigator Gas LPG carrier.

The debate currently raging over the use of open-loop scrubbers to meet the requirements of the IMO’s 2020 0.5% sulphur cap for marine fuel represents a massive own goal by the industry - from both a PR and global regulatory perspective.

North European feeder operator Team Lines is closing its doors as mainlines increasingly operate their own feeder services.

Heavy monsoon rains in Australia are impacting the operations of coal terminals with Abbot Point suspending berthing operations and cargo delays at other facilities.

Britannia P&I Club has been granted an underwriting license for its Singapore branch.

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