Barry Parker

Barry Parker

New York correspondent, Seatrade Maritime

Barry Parker is a New York-based maritime specialist and writer, associated with Seatrade since 1980. His early work was in drybulk chartering, and in the early 1990s he moved into shipping finance where he served as a deal-maker and analyst with a leading maritime merchant bank. Since the late 1990s he has worked for a group of select clients on various maritime projects, also remaining active as a writer.

More scrubbers or more vessels? Maybe both

August 14, 2019

In spite of the ‘Dog Days’ of summer, second quarter earnings reports from listed companies are in season; unfortunately, they reveal the cooled down and generally chilled nature of investor attitudes regarding the sector. Read More

ESG and alternative financing in the spotlight

June 24, 2019

A New York Maritime (NYMAR) with the breakfast wrap-up event to Marine Money 2019 coming two days after the Global Maritime Forum’s high profile launch of the Poseidon Principles meant the importance of ESG investing (Environment, Social and Governance), as well as alternative finance and consolidation. Read More

Meet the digital Chief Engineer

May 22, 2019

Digitalization is happening now in the shipping ecosystem. Big words aside, what this means to shipowners is that information about equipment, processes, you name it... can be generated, stored and analyzed in larger quantities, with more precision, and from new vantage points.

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