Linton is Lloyd's List's deputy editor. He is also editor of Lloyd’s List’s monthly special reports and annual publications, including our end of year ranking of the 100 most influential people in shipping.
An award-winning journalist, he specialises in the global container market with a particular focus on Europe, writing regular market reports, features and commentaries, whilst keeping our readers up to speed with the latest breaking news from the box industry.
Prior to his position at Informa, Linton was editor of a respected maritime trade journal at a UK publication house.
Linton is also a diehard Tottenham Hotspur fan and proud father to his daughter Luna.
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LR2 spot rates have weakened in recent weeks, but the clean tankers continue to command a tidy sum with ships still in high demand
More than a third of the container shipping fleet comprises scrubber-fitted capacity, with MSC’s preference for the onboard abatement technology fresh tonnage driving fleet numbers
Weekly containership transits through the east-west artery have steadied over the past month, but ultra-large tonnage is now almost entirely rerouted
Migration of ultra-large containerships south to avoid the Bab el Mandeb strait has led to a complete rerouting of Asia-Europe trade over the past month
The tie-up between European container line heavyweights Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd could see the pairing become the dominant force on key trade routes. However, the Ocean Alliance will far outweigh other joint enterprise rivals and independent operator MSC owing to its overall capacity offering, according to analyst forecasts
Liner capacity through the Suez down some 60% across the New Year period, as carriers show unified response to Houthi threat