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Two Minutes with Luciano Mezzalira, Senior Analyst, Oxford

Posted by William Hogg on 5 Jul 2019

This month we caught up with Luciano Mezzalira, Senior Analyst at Infospectrum’s Oxford office, who has been a mainstay of Infospectrum's Americas team since 2006.

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Catching a falling knife - Compliance in Trumpian Times

Posted by William Hogg on 29 May 2019

You only have to look at the headlines of the last few weeks to know that the current market conditions represent a perfect storm for those concerned about compliance. How does an industry which has always worked around the edges of the possible (and occasionally the legal) find a way through?

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Filing Season - All Change

Posted by William Hogg on 9 May 2019

It’s reporting season again, a time when nerds such as ourselves get excited about seeing whether estimations about last year’s performance of the companies we cover were accurate, and finding that extra nugget of information buried in note 148b. However, 2019 has brought with it challenges which may undermine the value of past financials.

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Two Minutes With Wanting Huang, Senior Analyst, Singapore

Posted by William Hogg on 29 Apr 2019

This month, we spent some time with Wanting Huang, Senior Analyst at Infospectrum’s Singapore office, who shared what she gets up to on a typical day and why she enjoys being a member of the Infospectrum team.

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Bad Operators: It's All in the Small Print

Posted by William Hogg on 18 Mar 2019

We've covered the impact of the recent dry bulk market movements on the operating sector in our recent article, but there are some market participants whose model ensures money is made in any market by walking away from commitments.

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Two Minutes With Simon Hasslacher, Senior Analyst, Americas

Posted by William Hogg on 12 Mar 2019

This month, we spoke with Simon Hasslacher, Senior Analyst at Infospectrum’s Americas office, to learn more about how his shipping career began and what he gets up to outside of work.

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Compliance Risk Management — Money No Object?

Posted by William Hogg on 20 Feb 2019

Over the past ten years, legal and regulatory bodies — particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States — have enhanced their expectations of compliance risk management.

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Bunkering and Banks - Once Bitten, Twice Shy?

Posted by William Hogg on 28 Jan 2019

Bunkering has always needed finance to cover expansion and bridge cash flow gaps in a notoriously liquidity-demanding sector, and banks have often been keen to provide it. While the impacts on the multiple unfortunate creditors of the recent collapses in Singapore's bunker sector are known, the indirect impact may be more significant — it may undermine confidence in the sector at a time when the bunkering industry seeks liquidity in the run-up to 2020.

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Two Minutes With Nicolas Defillion, Senior Analyst, Oxford

Posted by William Hogg on 25 Jan 2019

This month, we spoke with Nicolas Defillion, Senior Analyst at Infospectrum’s Oxford office, who shared with us how he first entered the shipping industry, what a typical day looks like, and what he gets up to outside of work.

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Two Minutes With Gemma McSweeney, Head of Client Services, Oxford

Posted by William Hogg on 18 Dec 2018

 

This month, we spoke with Gemma McSweeney, Head of Client Services for Infospectrum’s UK offices. She revealed how her career began and why she loves being a part of the Infospectrum team.

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