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.
NYK Europe president and chairman Svein Steimler.
14 Dec 2017
NYK Europe Chairman and president Svein Steimler talks to Fairplay about life after working with John Fredriksen, regulation, and why he doesn't like the idea of an Uber in shipping.
 Inna Kuznetsova.
10 Dec 2017
President and COO Inna Kuznetsova with the support of her team of experts has transformed INTTRA by offering innovative tech-enabled services that has helped the company to post double-digit growth in the past two years.
Robert Clifford, chairman, Incat
29 Nov 2017
Robert Clifford, the former CEO and now chairman of Incat, is proud that the small-ferry builder is a family-run company, and is now focusing on the environmental issues that will steer future vessel designs.
21 Nov 2017
Next year will be a big year for the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee with the expectation for the regulator to approve market measures to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Meanwhile the Japanese shipbuilding industry is also facing challenges. So all eyes are on the new MEPC chair and director of shipbuilding, Hideaki Saito.
01 Nov 2017
Anna Larsson, chair of the shipowner-led Trident Alliance, which targets compliance on sulphur emissions, talks about the importance of a level playing field and tough enforcement.