Goodwood Ship Management founder passes away

Captain Ashok Sabnis, the founder and managing director of Singapore’s Goodwood Ship Management, passed away peacefully on Saturday.

Sabnis served at sea until 1982 at which point he came ashore and worked for a number of shipping and shipmanagement firms.

Sabnis set up Goodwood in 2008 with a strong initial focus on tankers, getting a host of blue chip owners to sign up for his business including tanker giant DHT.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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