Barry Parker

Barry Parker

New York correspondent, Seatrade Maritime News

Barry Parker is a New York-based maritime specialist and writer, associated with Seatrade since 1980. His early work was in drybulk chartering, and in the early 1990s he moved into shipping finance where he served as a deal-maker and analyst with a leading maritime merchant bank. Since the late 1990s he has worked for a group of select clients on various maritime projects, also remaining active as a writer.

The shipping industry generally has made great strides when it comes to matters of cyber security industry experts agreed at a focssed panel discussion at Seatrade Cruise Global.

Seatrade Cruise Global’s session on Innovations in Environmental Stewardship - moderated by CLIA’s Bud Darr, svp technical and regulatory, posed one question which resonated throughout the entire hour-long panel.

Multiple panelists on Tuesday afternoon’s session at Seatrade Cruise Global on Operational Information Management and Big Data suggested that 'Big Data' could really be renamed as 'Smarter Data'.

The onset in 2020 of reductions on maximum sulfur emissions is certainly the biggest factor driving the cruise industry’s actions on all fronts related to energy consumption and alternative fuels – the focus of a panel on the opening day of Seatrade Cruise Global.