When The Loadstar was launched nine years ago, little outlay was necessary.

In fact, establishing the company was essentially free for the owners, Gavin and Alex, who needed little more than web-hosting, something to type on and a workspace.

The notion that they would have tried to emulate, say, one of their previous employers, Lloyd’s List, in publishing a paper journal, would have been both laughably expensive and pointless.

Rather, Lloyd’s List followed The Loadstar in going paperless around the same time.

Since then

The ...

Subscription required for Premium stories

In order to view the entire article please login with a valid subscription below or register an account and subscribe to Premium

Or buy full access to this story only for £13.00

Please login to activate the purchase link or sign up here to register an account

Premium subscriber
New Premium subscriber REGISTER

Comment on this article

You must be logged in to post a comment.