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Thursday, May 2, 2024
The offshore supply ship Edda Breeze at the Port of Emden on March 10, 2024. Photo: Shutterstock/MartinLueke
Offshore

John Fredriksen Becomes the Largest Shareholder of Edda Wind

John Fredriksen, through his company Geveran Trading Co. Limited, has become the largest shareholder of Norwegian offshore wind service company, Edda Wind. In

May 2, 2024
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Monday, October 9, 2023
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Shipping

John Fredriksen’s Frontline Becomes Largest Pure Play Tanker Company

John Fredriksen’s Frontline has announced its acquisition of two dozen Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) from Euronav, solidifying its position as the

October 9, 2023
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Thursday, October 5, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Norwegian-born shipping tycoon John Fredriksen speaks in Oslo, Norway, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo
Shipping

Euronav Shares Skyrocket Amid Potential Deal Between Two Largest Shareholders

Shares of Euronav skyrocketed over 17% Thursday after the company confirmed that its two largest shareholders are working on solution to resolve their deadlock

October 5, 2023
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Wednesday, May 31, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Norwegian-born shipping tycoon John Fredriksen speaks in Oslo, Norway, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo
News

Tanker Billionaire Fredriksen Clashes With International Seaways

(Bloomberg) — Norwegian shipping billionaire John Fredriksen has clashed with another tanker company after his tumultuous attempt to buy Euronav NV was

May 31, 2023
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Thursday, March 23, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Norwegian-born shipping tycoon John Fredriksen speaks in Oslo, Norway, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo
Shipping

Euronav Shareholders Vote on Board Shake-Up After Merger Termination

In the wake of the failed merger between Frontline and Euronav (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN), European shareholders of the Belgian tanker company have

March 23, 2023
Total Views: 1786

Monday, January 23, 2023
Norwegian-born shipping tycoon Fredriksen
Shipping

Fredriksen Ups Stake in Euronav to 22.6%

Norwegian billionaire John Fredriksen has once again increased his stake in Belgian tanker company Euronav in wake of Frontline’s termination of its

January 23, 2023
Total Views: 722

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Euronav Seeks Emergency Arbitration in Frontline Takeover Saga
Shipping

Euronav Seeks Emergency Arbitration in Frontline Takeover Saga

Belgian tanker company Euronav (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN) has informed shareholders that is has filed for an application request for emergency

January 18, 2023
Total Views: 916

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Norwegian-born shipping tycoon John Fredriksen speaks in Oslo, Norway, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo
Shipping

Fredriksen Increases Stake in Euronav in Wake of Frontline’s Terminated Takeover Bid

Norwegian billionaire John Fredriksen has increased his stake in Belgian tanker company Euronav in wake of Frontline terminating its combination agreement with

January 17, 2023
Total Views: 1038

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Fredriksen’s Frontline Walks Away from Euronav Bid
Shipping

Fredriksen’s Frontline Walks Away from Euronav Bid

By Stephen Treloar (Bloomberg) — Frontline Plc, the shipping giant controlled by billionaire John Fredriksen, gave up plans to buy Euronav NV and

January 10, 2023
Total Views: 1280

Friday, April 29, 2022
FILE PHOTO: Norwegian-born shipping tycoon John Fredriksen speaks in Oslo, Norway, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo
Shipping

Shipping Magnate John Fredriksen Fights to Create World’s Largest Oil Tanker Company

By Alex Longley and John Martens (Bloomberg) — Two shipping magnates are battling over the creation of the world’s largest publicly listed oil

April 29, 2022
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Wednesday, March 9, 2022
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Maritime Security Incidents

Billionaire Orders Tanker To Load Toxic Russian Cargo Near War Zone

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday, while Joe Biden shutdown US ports to Russian oil, Frontline tankers (NYSE: FRO), founded by the billionaire John

March 9, 2022
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Thursday, September 3, 2020
FILE PHOTO: Norwegian-born shipping tycoon John Fredriksen speaks in Oslo, Norway, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo
Maritime News

Fredriksen Names New Investment Chief for Seatankers

OSLO, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Seatankers, the powerful holding company of Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen, said on Thursday it had hired a veteran

September 3, 2020
Total Views: 1191

Friday, August 28, 2020
Norwegian-born shipping tycoon Fredriksen
Maritime News

John Fredriksen Taps Hedge Fund Manager Svelland to Head Seatankers

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Terje Solsvik OSLO, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen appointed a hedge fund manager on Friday as

August 28, 2020
Total Views: 379

Thursday, November 21, 2019
seadrill drillship
Maritime News

Fredriksen Steps Down as Seadrill’s Board Chairman

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Billionaire John Fredriksen stepped down as chairman of Seadrill Ltd., raising the question of whether he could become

November 21, 2019
Total Views: 55

Monday, October 22, 2018
Maritime News

Norwegian Billionaires Head for Showdown With Supply Creditors

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Billionaires Kjell Inge Rokke and John Fredriksen used the oil-market downturn to force a series of mergers on Norway’s

October 22, 2018
Total Views: 18

Sunday, June 10, 2018
John Fredriksen-Run Hedge Fund Making Millions on Oil’s Recovery
Offshore

John Fredriksen-Run Hedge Fund Making Millions on Oil’s Recovery

  By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — A hedge fund run by a former associate of billionaire John Fredriksen has gained 69 percent in two years

June 10, 2018
Total Views: 35

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
seadrill drillship
News

John Fredriksen’s Northern Drilling Snaps Up Newbuild Drillships on the Cheap

John Fredriksen-controlled Northern Drilling has entered into agreements to acquire two newbuild ultra-deepwater drillships from South Korea’s Daewoo

May 9, 2018
Total Views: 57

Monday, February 26, 2018
seadrill falls
News

Seadrill Reaches Joint Restructuring Deal with Creditors

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Tom Hals OSLO/WILMINGTON, Del., Feb 26 (Reuters) – Shipping tycoon John Fredriksen has reached an agreement with a majority

February 26, 2018
Total Views: 13

Sunday, February 18, 2018
Norwegian-born shipping tycoon Fredriksen
Maritime News

Fredriksen ‘Close’ Seadrill Debt Restructuring Deal

OSLO, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Seadrill’s main owner, billionaire John Fredriksen, is close to reaching a final agreement with banks, bondholders and

February 18, 2018
Total Views: 6

Friday, December 29, 2017
Billionaire John Fredriksen’s Battle at Sea
Offshore

Billionaire John Fredriksen’s Battle at Sea

by Chris Hughes (Bloomberg) Shipping billionaire John Fredriksen struck a deal to save his Seadrill Ltd oil services company from collapse in 2017. Next year,

December 29, 2017
Total Views: 447
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