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

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.
BSM CEO Norbert Aschmann
12 Apr 2016
Norbert Aschmann is driving BSM to be a unified entity. Savahna Nightingale asks him about the challenges he faces.
Commodore Paddy Rodgers. Credit: IHS
13 Mar 2016
It’s easy to become a shipowner, Commodore Paddy Rodgers told a conference in New York last year, “but it’s hard to stop being one”. The chief executive (CEO) of Euronav, an owner and operator of very large crude carriers (VLCCs) and Suezmaxes, brings a lawyer’s forensic rigour to shipping at a time when painting big pictures appears to be in vogue, and a deep appreciation of how markets work. 21 years after joining the Antwerp-headquartered business, he’s “still trying to escape”.