John Fredriksen

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Name: John Fredriksen
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Frontline 2012 and Knightsbridge create capesize giant

Frontline 2012's remaining 25 capesize newbuilds will be delivered into Knightsbridge Tankers' fleet under a deal announced today.Five ships will join Knightsbridge this year followed by 14 in 2015 and six in 2016, creating the largest US-listed capesize ... [Published Seatrade Global - 8 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Shipping tycoon Fredriksen joins rival to set up new capesize firm

OSLO, April 24 (Reuters) - Shipping tycoon John Fredriksen is joining one of its shipping firms with rival Knighsbridge Tankers Ltd to create the largest U.S. listed Capesize firm, which will compete ... ... [Published Big News Network - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Fredriksen to Take Control of Rival Shipping Firm

Norwegian shipping tycoon John Fredriksen agreed on Thursday to take over rival Knightsbridge Tankers, creating a major operator of dry bulk carriers with 39 vessels as the sector gears up for an expected recovery.Fredriksen's unlisted Frontline 2012 ... [Published Maritime Executive - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

John Fredriksen establishes new Capesize carrier

Norden: We're hit by ten-year low on the Atlantic Western Bulk: We don't have any real competitors Pacific Basin hit by slow 1Q bulk market Bulk carriers: Surprisingly big drop Fearnley: Crisis in dry bulk See all ... [Published ShippingWatch - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Seadrill reduces stake in SapuraKencana

Kuala Lumpur: Seadrill, a leading offshore deepwater drilling company , has reduced its stake in SapuraKencana Petroleum from 12% to 8% after selling 230m shares in the Malaysian oil and gas support services firm, raising about $300m in proceeds. After ... [Published Sea Ship News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Crewman fined over clash

Fire on Avance VLGC A fire has hit a VLGC newbuilding first ordered by John Fredriksen at Jiangnan Changxing Heavy Industry.Norden explains spot shift Norden remains confident of a recovery in the dry cargo market as it pushes ahead with a plan ... [Published Trade Winds - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 11 reports

#Stock-in-News* SapuraKencana falls 1.3% after Seadrill share sale but Ambank stays positive

A + A - Reset KUALA LUMPUR (Apr 10): Shares of SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd fell today after news that its second largest shareholder Seadrill Ltd had sold down its stake in the company.At 4.16 pm, SapuraKencana fell 6 sen or 1.3% to RM4.39, with some ... [Published Malaysia Edge - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Pure Principal exploits niche

Fire on Avance VLGC A fire has hit a VLGC newbuilding first ordered by John Fredriksen at Jiangnan Changxing Heavy Industry.Nantong Mingde’s lucky 13 China’s Nantong Mingde Heavy Industry has unveiled big new chemical tanker and bulker orders totalling ... [Published Trade Winds - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Knightsbridge Tankers Rides A Dry Bulk Shipping Wave

Shipping rates sank as the global downturn took its toll, but they're expected to rise again. And much of the action is in big Capesize vessels, which carry iron ore and coal.Knightsbridge Tankers ( VLCCF ) is a prime example of a Capesize carrier on ... [Published Nasdaq - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Norden explains spot shift

Cape rates crash The capesize segment of the dry-bulk market continued to lose steam Tuesday but some forecasters believe the tides are about to turn.Fire on Avance VLGC A fire has hit a VLGC newbuilding first ordered by John Fredriksen at Jiangnan ... [Published Trade Winds - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Boxship sinks after clash

Fredriksen buys Greek brace John Fredriksen’s Frontline 2012 is said to have snapped up two resales from a Greek owner in what would mark its first investment in the crude tanker market in more than two years.Grand China VLCC arrested Grand China's ... [Published Trade Winds - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Paragon secures funds

Fredriksen buys Greek brace John Fredriksen’s Frontline 2012 is said to have snapped up two resales from a Greek owner in what would mark its first investment in the crude tanker market in more than two years.Tanker shot at in Hormuz A tanker has ... [Published Trade Winds - Apr 01 2014]

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John Fredriksen, chairman of Frontline 2012 commented: "we are very pleased to be able to enter into this transaction with knightsbridge for the remaining capesize fleet of 25 newbuidings, which is in line with our strategic plan of creating pure plays in different shipping segments through consolidation, divestments and spin offs."
John Fredriksen, chairman, president and director of Seadrill said: "we are very pleased with the progress toto date of our partnership with sapurakencana, both in the integration of the tender rig business and in the development of our successful plsv joint venture in brazil."
"tor olav trøim will continue to serve as a board member of sapurakencana with john fredriksen as an alternate director" Fredriksen said

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Qatar Eyes EU LNG Merchant Shipping Market Via ... [Published Natural Gas Europe - 3 hours ago]
Frontline 2012 and Knightsbridge create capesiz... [Published Seatrade Global - 8 hours ago]
Shipping tycoon Fredriksen joins rival to set u... [Published Big News Network - 8 hours ago]
Fredriksen to take control of dry bulk firm Kni... [Published Seeking Alpha - 9 hours ago]
Fredriksen to Take Control of Rival Shipping Firm [Published Maritime Executive - 14 hours ago]
UPDATE 1-Shipper Fredriksen to take control of ... [Published Reuters - 15 hours ago]
Knightsbridge Joins Forces with Frontline 2012,... [Published GCaptain - 16 hours ago]
John Fredriksen establishes new Capesize carrier [Published ShippingWatch - 16 hours ago]
Knightsbridge Becomes Leading US-Listed Capesiz... [Published World Maritime News - 16 hours ago]
Shipping tycoon Fredriksen joins rival to set u... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 17 hours ago]
Shipping tycoon Fredriksen joins rival to set u... [Published Reuters - 17 hours ago]
5 Value Growth Stocks I Am Buying Now [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 22 2014]
Arcadia in settlement talks in CFTC manipulatio... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 14 2014]
Seadrill reduces stake in SapuraKencana [Published Sea Ship News - Apr 11 2014]
SAPURAKENCANA PETROLEUM BHD : AmResearch keeps ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 11 2014]
Seadrill reduces stake in SapuraKencana [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Apr 11 2014]
Crewman fined over clash [Published Trade Winds - Apr 10 2014]
Pure Principal exploits niche [Published Trade Winds - Apr 10 2014]
#Stock-in-News* SapuraKencana falls 1.3% after ... [Published Malaysia Edge - Apr 10 2014]
Seadrill pockets USD300m from sale of 4% stake ... [Published PredictWallStreet - Apr 10 2014]
Seadrill getsd US$165mil gain from sale of 230 ... [Published thestar.com.my - Apr 10 2014]
#Update* Seadrill sells 230m SapuraKencana shar... [Published Malaysia Edge - Apr 10 2014]
Seadrill sells down stake in SapuraKencana in U... [Published Malaysia Edge - Apr 10 2014]
Seadrill reduces stake in SapuraKencana, remain... [Published Malay Mail - Apr 10 2014]
SDRL - Seadrill reduces stake in SapuraKencana ... [Published moneyextra - Apr 10 2014]
Knightsbridge Tankers Rides A Dry Bulk Shipping... [Published Nasdaq - Apr 09 2014]
Seadrill Reduces Stake In SapuraKencana [Published RTTNews.com - Apr 09 2014]
Seadrill earns $165 M selling part of SapuraKen... [Published Offshore Energy Today - Apr 09 2014]
Norden explains spot shift [Published Trade Winds - Apr 09 2014]
SDRL – Seadrill reduces stake in SapuraKencana ... [Published PR-Portal.com - Apr 09 2014]
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Billionaire Fredriksen Cuts TUI Stake as Cargo ... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Feb 20 2014]
Billionaire Fredriksen Cuts TUI Stake as Cargo Ties Wane Bloomberg John Fredriksen, the second-biggest investor in travel operator TUI AG (TUI1), cut his stake as the German company shifts away from the shipping industry that's the focus of the Norwegian ...
Fredriksen Reduces Ownership in Frontline [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Feb 03 2014]
The VLCC “Front Duke”, file image (c) Frontline Tankers OSLO, Feb 3 (Reuters) – Oil tanker operator Frontline sold 8.8 million new shares in January as part of an equity distribution agreement with Morgan Stanley that allows the firm to sell new ...
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