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 round tables. 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.
Marcus’s Recent activity
HMM says container freight rates on the transpacific should remain strong in the short term but the outlook is clouded by Covid-19 and geo-political tensions.
Large tanker owner DHT Holdings says it has managed to make crew changes on two-thirds of its fleet but “significant challenges” remain due to Covid-19 restrictions.