Sir Ian Denholm passes away

Sir Ian Denholm passes away

The Denholm family, one of the most famous names in Scottish shipping, is mourning the loss of Sir Ian Denholm, who passed away yesterday afternoon.

Denholm, who turned 91 last week, passed away peacefully in hospital while surrounded by family.

Father of Denholm Group chairman John Denholm, Sir Ian was previously both chairman and chief executive of J&J Denholm and with his brother Bob Denholm helped set up the company’s ship management business in what was an industry first. He was also BIMCO president from 1991 to 1993.

Denholm Group’s origins date back to 1866, making it one of the oldest shipping companies in the United Kingdom.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.

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