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

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.
Columbia Shipmanagement CEO Mark O’Neil
13 Aug 2018
Mark O’Neil reveals the latest on the Columbia-Marlow merger and the next steps for digitalisation.
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen
31 Jul 2018
As classification marches into the digital era, the past head of the International Association of Classification Societies says class must reinvent its role in order to carve out a niche in the shipping industry.