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The exclusive shipowners’ club

In our business ecosystem, we like to think of shipowners as being at the very top of the food chain. Their decisions influence the fortunes of everyone below them. They wield power, are feted wherever they go, and more often than not live rather pampered lives. The life of a shipowner is generally a rather exciting one, not for the faint-hearted, as our special correspondent makes clear in his excellent latest column here.

Aware of their position atop the shipping jungle, owners tend to be ...

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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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