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.
Sovcomflot CFO, Nikolai Kolesnikov.
19 Jan 2018
As tanker markets continue to challenge shipowners, Sovcomflot chief financial officer, Nikolai Kolesnikov, tells Fairplay why the company is moving away from being a pure tanker owner towards being an energy service provide.
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.