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 latest Bimco and International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Seafarer Workforce report warns of a potential serious shortage of officers. This is not the first time that the two organisations have made such a warning...
The ITF has called on the Mauritius government to immediately release and repatriate the crew of the Wakashio, having been held for over a year since the grounding and oil spill.