Buttery: 'Handysize' ships are key to navigating maritime Covid-19 waves

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Ed Buttery of the Taylor Maritime trust
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Ed Buttery of the Taylor Maritime trust

The years of Covid were “some of the worst years of all time” for shipping, according to Ed Buttery, CEO of the £285.7m Taylor Maritime trust.

Buttery explained that the challenges were primarily due to some ports closing down. However, the impact on shipping companies varied depending on what they transported. While coal and iron ore "went basically...

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