Kevin Saville

IHS Markit

Associate Managing Editor, JOC, Maritime & Trade

Kevin Saville is managing editor at the JOC, responsible for editing and production of news, analysis, commentaries, and related content appearing on and in the publication’s daily newsletter. Prior to joining the JOC, Saville spent almost 22 years with S&P Global Platts, most recently serving as Director of Global Content Editing and Quality. He spent 13 of those years covering OPEC, reporting from the cartel’s meetings in Europe, South America, Africa, and the Middle East. Saville’s analysis on OPEC and oil markets has been quoted in mainstream media such as New York’s Newsday, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Associated Press, while he’s appeared on CNBC, PBS’ Nightly Business Report, and Reuters TV. A New York native, Saville holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Political Science from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York.

Sessions With Kevin Saville

Friday, 25 June

  • 02:25pm - 02:55pm (CET) / 25/jun/2021 12:25 pm - 25/jun/2021 12:55 pm

    Climate and Energy

    Financing Decarbonization of Shipping


    With the recent submissions of key IMO member states and NGOs to MEPC 76 urging the imposition of market-based measures to finance and accelerate the decarbonization of shipping, will the USD 5 billion "moonshot" be enough? What are advanced charterers, owners and other maritime partners already doing in order to push decarbonization forward ? How realistic are the IMO 2050 targets and what are the principal barriers to reaching them ?