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Nigel Lowry

Athens Correspondent


Nigel Lowry is Lloyd’s List’s resident expert on Greek shipping and has been covering the industry since the crisis of the 1980s. He has reported on the key Greek shipping community from London and New York as well as Athens and has carried out a range of other assignments for Lloyd’s List in other countries.

Nigel wrote the book ‘Onassis and his Legacy’, published by the Onassis Foundation in 2003, reprinted from a serialisation in Lloyd’s List.

He is a regular participant in maritime industry events as chairman, moderator or guest speaker and has often been interviewed for television and other media on shipping topics.

Since 2004, he has directed and hosted the annual Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards, a major event in the maritime calendar that draws more than 1,000 guests each year.

Prior to joining Lloyd’s List he held senior editorial positions with the Greek Business Review, Naftiliaki magazine, the Newsfront Greek Shipping Intelligence newsletter, and The Athenian, a monthly magazine. He has been a regular correspondent for The European Times, De Lloyd/Lloyd Anversois and Media International, among others.

He has won an Efkranti Award for his coverage of the Greek shipping industry and was awarded the Cavaliere del Lavoro Guido Grimaldi prize for his career as a journalist at the 2023 Mare Nostrum Awards, becoming the first non-Italian to win the award.

Independently, Nigel is also founder and director of the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is dedicated to recognising outstanding individuals in Greek shipping’s history and is a hub of information for new generations as well as a strong supporter of Greek children’s charity Hellenic Hope.

Latest From Nigel Lowry

Marinakis group diversifies into offshore support vessels

En bloc purchases reaching $106.2m may not be the last in the sector as Greek owner is expected to hunt for more offshore vessels

Specialty Offshore

Growth of Greek LNG shipping sector and key names recognised at 20th anniversary awards

Evangelos Marinakis and Capital Product Partners win ‘Deal of the Decade’ award, while the Angelicoussis Group collects ‘Ship of the Year’ award for dual-fuel VLCC Antonis I. Angelicoussis

Greece People

Attica and Anek shareholders approve merger

Attica’s plans for incoming eight ships include installation of scrubbers on two Anek vessels

Greece Consolidation

Aegean Shipping books two ice-class LR2s at Cosco Yangzhou

Product tanker brace will joint Aegean’s ‘Green Fleet’ comprising nine tankers and six bulkers on the water

Tankers and Gas Shipbuilding

TEN sees ‘stronger-than-usual’ tanker rates after softer quarter

US-listed owner still has eight newbuildings under construction but solid cash position enables it to explore further growth

Tankers and Gas LNG

StealthGas posts another strong quarter in ‘tremendous year for gas’

StealthGas says the market remains firm ahead of what are seasonally strong winter months. The usually subdued third quarter has produced a bonanza trading period for the company

LPG Tankers and Gas
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