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This story is a great 'appetizer' if you have a sense of humor and intend to digest the features, profiles and long-form pieces found elsewhere on this page.
Hiatus from the tanker market continues as shipbroker-turned real estate mogul Charles Mallory readies bid to break into the brewing business.
This Big Easy baller prefers to keep a low profile but I managed to get a bit of his back story for a supplement that explored shipping's most powerful players.
Bankruptcy battle begins as elusive Taiwanese shipping magnate races to save the jewel of his transportation empire by way of Chapter 11 reorganization in US court.
The success of the Jones Act Forum set the stage for the production of this report, which explores trends shaping the US crude market, among others.
Profiles & Features
For this 'day in the life' piece I shadowed a prominent US bankruptcy lawyer. Keep an eye out for the quote from former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani.
This article stems from trip to a naming ceremony at Aker Philladelphia, one of only two US yards that builds tankers. Includes photos of the facility and key execs.
When my editor asked for a piece about IT I turned to Fritz Heidenreich, the mastermind behind Q88 and several other popular digital platforms.
This article, which followed an interview about LNG America's race to cash in on the spike in demand for gas power, is a solid illustration of my technical acumen.
Rare glimpse at the inner workings of a top Connecticut tanker brokerage that is branching out with investments in high-end real estate ventures like the Delamar Hotel.
Story is a testament to my insatiable appetite for complex topics like marine finance. From stocks and bonds to lending and Libor I keep a close eye on Wall Street.
Marketing & Corporate Communications
ABS emerges as the winner of a dash to class some of the largest containerships in the world on behalf of AP Moller-Maersk.
Announcement about an appointment that will see the CEO of ABS lead the International Association of Classification Societies for a year.
Cookie-cutter press release about a Technical Advisory that reflects rising interest in research about LNG propulsion.
Video Interviews & Random Multimedia
I did a deep dive intro digital tech while recruiting speakers for the 'Game Changers' session at this expo. The lineup, and the copy I wrote for the agenda, are worth a peek.
My editorial background proved pivotal when we laid the foundation for this forum. In addition to securing speakers, I penned copy for the event portal, promos and program itself.
This link was designed to turn back the hands of time, which will enable you to peep the prose that piqued the interest of potential attendees in the Event's formative years.
US Maritime Administrator among the heavy-hitters who were on hand to talk shop. I wrote copy found in the agenda, which you can view by clicking on the link above.
OTHER ITEMS THAT MAY BE OF INTEREST
The downturn is a drag. If you're feeling blue, they say laughter is the best medicine. Here's a heavy dose...
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Advice for delegates in advance of the region's largest maritime trade show. Includes tips about night life, dining, dress codes and more.