Fairplay Decision Makers


Across Asia, EMEA, and the Americas, the Fairplay team regularly talks to maritime sector’s top decision-makers about their views on industry developments, their market insights and what underpins their passion for shipping. If there is a decision-maker that you want to us to profile, don’t hesitate to get in touch nicola.good@ihsmarkit.com

News & Analysis

Şadan Kaptanoğlu
19 Nov 2018
BIMCO mission will be one of continuity – advising its 2,100-strong shipowner membership on economic and regulatory challenges – but Sadan Kaptanoğlu is also determined to bring younger people into the organisation.
Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, president of Pacemar
07 Nov 2018
Fifth-generation shipowner Philippe Louis-Dreyfus believes that outside experience is essential for a leadership role in a family firm.
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou
09 Oct 2018
Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou explains how shipping can benefit from looking beyond the bottom line.
Martin Kits van Heyningen
24 Sep 2018
KVH Industries president and CEO Martin Kits van Heyningen tells Fairplay how innovating and keeping customer-focused has driven his business forward.
25 Aug 2018
The head of Seward & Kissel’s maritime finance group offers an insider’s view of shipping’s booms and busts, its track record of capital access, and the challenges ahead
chief executive officer Niels Hartmann
16 Aug 2018
Leer-based shipowner and manager Hartmann eyeing array of new projects again after major vessel sales and divestments over the last years.