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
The number of blanked sailings by container lines has increased to 435 as carriers manage capacity in the face significantly lower demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hin Leong Trading and Ocean Tankers have filed for bankruptcy protection with the former revealed to have $800m in losses from oil futures trading.