Greece Correspondent, Seatrade Maritime
An Australian with over 40 years experience as a journalist and foreign corrrespondent specialising in political and economic issues, David has lived in Greece for over 30 years and was editor of English language publications for Greek daily newspaper Kathimerini in the 1970s before moving into the Akti Miaouli and reporting on Greek and international shipping.
Managing editor of Naftiliaki Greek Shipping Review and Newsfront Greek Shipping Intelligence, David has been Greek editor for Seatrade for over 25 years.
David’s Recent activity
With the IMO 2030 and 2050 targets for CO2 reduction, coupled with rising fuel prices in the wake of the 2020 global sulphur cap, decarbonisation is becoming more of a capex issue than a technical one.
Greek and Swedish shipowners organisations have formed an unlikely alliance with NGO Transport & Environment to press for a shipping fund as part of the EU Emissions Trading System plans for the industry.