Nicola Good

Nicola is the executive editor of Fairplay. She joined IHS Markit in February 2016 after a long association with Lloyd’s List where she directed news and feature content

Incentives to scrap ships have been mooted in the past but they do not tend to work.

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Craig Patrick, sales director of ballast water management systems at Wartsila
Wartsila supporting clients to comply with impending regulations as it waits for USCG approval for both its ultraviolet and electrochemical systems.
BIMCO president Anastasios Papagiannopoulos
Successor to Philippe Louis-Dreyfus unveils plans for promoting digitalisation across shipping industry during his two-year tenure.
Nor-Shipping 2017
Capital is available to shipping from lots of different sources, at different times, to fit different business models.
Shipping should consider changing the way it does business in order to get the maritime message across and foster a better understanding of the industry's importance.
Cargo handling
The UK-based start-up seeks to improve efficiency in the supply chain for both ships and their managers
There is rising talk about disruption as well as novel and unexpected entrants to maritime but start-ups are not new to shipping and we are all waiting to see what they accomplish.
Diversity is on the Nor-Shipping menu but those with an appetite to succeed in shipping shouldn’t see gender as a hurdle.
Leading industry associations united over worries about adequate distillate stocks. 
European Community Shipowners’ Associations secretary-general Patrick Verhoeven
Belgian to take up new leadership position at the International Association of Ports and Harbors 
Some cycle-ogic insight from DNV GL may be handy if you are still struggling to come to terms with the last decade