Linton is Lloyd's List's deputy editor. He is also editor of Lloyd’s List’s monthly special reports and annual publications, including our end of year ranking of the 100 most influential people in shipping.
An award-winning journalist, he specialises in the global container market with a particular focus on Europe, writing regular market reports, features and commentaries, whilst keeping our readers up to speed with the latest breaking news from the box industry.
Prior to his position at Informa, Linton was editor of a respected maritime trade journal at a UK publication house.
Linton is also a diehard Tottenham Hotspur fan and proud father to his daughter Luna.
Latest From Linton Nightingale
Dry bulk and tanker operator reduces exposure in dry bulk to capitalise on a quickly recovering product tanker market
The reefer market recovery is expected to continue through 2022, with ‘good prospects’ for all fresh commodities, while rates show little sign of going off the boil as competition with dry cargo heats up
The maritime industry’s failure to address the online menace is playing into the hands of cyber criminals
The introduction of a new ‘Safety and Air Quality Zone’ off the coast of Los Angeles and Long Beach eradicates loitering ship numbers. However, the backlog of vessels awaiting port entry beyond its confines remains significant
Scramble for tonnage in a frantic post-Covid market drives S&P numbers to record highs. Business is expected to soften in 2022 as fresh market opportunities dwindle, but a capacity shortage points to further premiums being paid for secondhand ships
The week in charts: New highs for US crude production in 2023 | Transpacific trade extends box peak season | Capesizes in freefall
The first EIA forecast of the year points to strong growth in US oil output for 2022 reaching record highs, while US imports prolonged container shipping’s peak season according to the latest global box count