Jack O'Connell

Senior Editor

Jack Oconnell

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In 2006 Jack retired from Seabulk International, where he was Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications and Investor Relations. He previously worked for 20 years at W.R. Grace & Co., where he was Director of Public Affairs and chief speechwriter for J. Peter Grace.

Riding High

Published Nov 19, 2023 11:23 PM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Business

The annual Workboat Show in New Orleans is just around the corner, and we couldn’t be more excited. Oyster po’boys, hu...

Q&A: Alexandra Ebbinghaus, Manager of Decarbonization, Shell Marine

Published Nov 15, 2023 10:34 PM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Business

A leading expert on alternative energies and decarbonization in shipping explains why there is no silver bullet and what the path...

Halftime Report

Published Sep 13, 2023 7:32 PM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Business

[By Jack O’Connell] After a grueling 2022, which saw stocks tumble an average of 20 percent, the first half of 2023 provi...

Executive Achievement: Eleni Polychronopoulou, President, ERMA FIRST

Published Sep 12, 2023 10:42 PM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Business

Tell us about yourself. You hold many different positions. Yes, it’s a privilege to serve as President of the ERMA FIRST...

Bull or Bear?

Published Jul 18, 2023 8:17 PM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

Are you a bull or a bear? Or a little bit of both? I suspect most of us are bulls. I mean, how could you not be if you play the ma...

Executive Achievement: Morgan Fanberg, CEO, Glosten

Published Jul 16, 2023 3:40 PM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Shipping

In Seattle, a hotbed of design talent, Fanberg and his team stand out. Tell us about yourself – your background and educa...

Having it Both Ways

Published Apr 30, 2023 8:54 PM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Shipping

Forget the ESG wars. Savvy investors like the long-time readers of this column can benefit from playing both sides of the issue. S...

Cruising the Great Lakes

Published Mar 31, 2023 12:09 AM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Cruise Ships

Ready to cruise again? You bet! So were we. And so Barbara and I set sail in August on a long-awaited tour of the Great Lakes, and...

Interview: Tomas Tillberg, Managing Partner, Tomas Tillberg Design

Published Mar 20, 2023 2:20 PM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Shipping

The Tillberg name is synonymous with modern cruise ship design, a business practically started in the industry’s infancy by...

What to Make of ESG?

Published Jan 13, 2023 5:00 PM by Jack O'Connell

Posted in: Business

A recent Barron’s cover story featured a company called Tricolor and hailed it as a favorite of ESG investors. A “buy...

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