John Fredriksen

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Name: John Fredriksen
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Fredriksen Eyes Flex LNG Takeover

Photo credit: Flex LNGBillionaire shipping tycoon John Fredriksen is looking to take control of Oslo-listed Flex LNG following the purchase of 12.7 million shares through his firm Geveran Trading Co. Ltd., bringing his stake in the firm to 43.3 percent, ... [Published GCaptain - 6 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

All change at Frontline

Macleod is currently the managing director and owner of Highlander Tankers and will join Frontline on 3rd November.He was employed by the AP Moller Group from 2002 to 2004 and Glencore-ST Shipping from 2004 to 2011.The current CEO, Jens Martin Jensen, ... [Published Tanker Operator - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Now Is Not The Time To Sell Seadrill And Transocean

Summary Offshore drillers continue to decline but the sector's biggest investors are not worried. Underlying business continue to perform well despite share price weakness. Investors with a long-term outlook shouldn't worry.With share price collapsing ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tradewinds: Troim: divorice was bad but marriage was worth billions

"Tor Olav Troim discusses business divorce from John Fredriksen and expresses confidence in long-term story of Golar LNG despite plunge in its stock price. Tor Olav Troim agrees with those who call his split from John Fredriksen 'a bad divorce' but not ... [Published Poten & Partners - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 3 reports

Robert Macleod to take helm of troubled Frontline

Shipping tycoon John Fredriksen's management shuffles continue as Highland Tanker's Robert Macleod is lined up to takeover the helm at Frontline weeks after long term sidekick Tor Olav Troim exited to run Golar LNG.Highland Tankers owner and md Robert ... [Published Seatrade Global - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

New CEO at Frontline

The VLCC “Front Duke”, file image (c) Frontline TankersFrontline Ltd (NYSE: FRO) the Bermuda-based crude oil shipping firm led by board chairman, John Fredriksen has brought on a new CEO to take the company forward. Mr. Robert Hvide Macleod, a 35-year ... [Published GCaptain - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Seadrill Looking To Make Lemonade From Lemons

Summary SDRL may follow Buffett by being ". . . Greedy When Others Are Fearful". SDRL open to opportunistic purchases of rigs; Chairman Fredriksen open to additional opportunistic purchases of stock. SDRL's unique relationships with shipyards and banks ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Mr John Fredriksen plans to merge his dry bulk shipping assets

Reuters reported that Norwegian shipping tycoon Mr John Fredriksen plans to merge his dry bulk shipping arms Golden Ocean and Knightsbridge Shipping in an attempt to fight off a downturn in the sector and create one of its biggest fleets.Mr Fredriksen, ... [Published Logistics Guru - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

European Stocks Are Lower Ahead of Release of Fed Minutes

10/08/14 - 06:27 AM EDTLONDON ( The Deal ) -- European stocks continued their downward spiral on Wednesday as investors awaited the release of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting for fresh clues on the world's largest economy. Asian indices ... [Published TheStreet.com - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 4 reports

Golden Ocean, Knightsbridge Merging

Golden Ocean’s Channel NavigatorDry bulk shipping companies Golden Ocean Group Limited and Knightsbridge Shipping Limited have agreed to merge, with Knightsbridge as the surviving legal entity.“The Combined Company will be renamed Golden Ocean Group Limited ... [Published World Maritime News - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Fredriksen Sets Up New Tanker Pool, Aims to Reduce Bunker Consumption

Fredricksen's Frontline is partnering with Tankers InternationalA new partnership between John Fredriksen 's Frontline Management Ltd . (Frontline) and the tanker pool Tankers International LLC  (TI) will create a larger fleet designed to reduce fuel ... [Published Ship & Bunker - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

SapuraKencana appointment's director

KUALA LUMPUR: SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd has appointed Eduardo Antonello as non-executive director replacing Tor Olav Troim as a nominee of Seadrill Ltd.Antonello is a member of the executive management team of Seadrill and has strong relationship with ... [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 30 2014]

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Chairman John Fredriksen, said: "through the engagement of robert hvide macleod, we have gained a talented individual with in-depth knowledge of both shipping and oil trading."
Frontline chairman John Fredriksen commented, "through the engagement of robert hvide macleod we have gained a talented individual with in-depth knowledge of both shipping and oil trading. combined with his outstanding network throughout the tanker industry, we believe this will ensure that the company remains the driving force in the industry. with jens martin jensen's continuation with the group and his extensive experience and knowledge i am confident this will continue to help drive the company forward"
Knightsbridge chairman and CEO Ola Lorentzon and Golden Ocean Group Chairman John Fredriksen said: "by combining knightsbridge and golden ocean we seek to create a company with a unique fleet and strong balance sheet and build one of the world's leading dry bulk shipping companies."
"we continue to see huge opportunities in enhancing our existing partnership and creating further successful ventures with sapurakencana going forward. we are committed as a long-term shareholder and partner" Fredriksen said

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Fredriksen Eyes Flex LNG Takeover [Published GCaptain - 6 hours ago]
All change at Frontline [Published Tanker Operator - 10 hours ago]
Fredriksen swoops on Flex LNG [Published Marine Log - 11 hours ago]
Fredriksen's Geveran increases stake in Flex LN... [Published TradingCharts.com - 11 hours ago]
Marine Shipping Seen Returning 59%, Rivaling Al... [Published Washington Post - 11 hours ago]
Fredriksen eyes Takeover of Flex LNG [Published Marine Link - 13 hours ago]
Marine Harvest issues $69m dividend, guides for... [Published Undercurrent News - Oct 22 2014]
Now Is Not The Time To Sell Seadrill And Transo... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 21 2014]
Tradewinds: Troim: divorice was bad but marriag... [Published Poten & Partners - Oct 20 2014]
Robert Macleod to take helm of troubled Frontline [Published Seatrade Global - Oct 20 2014]
Jens Martin Jensen steps down as Frontline CEO [Published ShippingWatch - Oct 20 2014]
New CEO at Frontline [Published GCaptain - Oct 20 2014]
New CEO at Frontline [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 20 2014]
Macleod takes Frontline reins [Published Trade Winds - Oct 20 2014]
5 Myths About SeaDrill That Could Cost You Real... [Published Nasdaq - Oct 17 2014]
Marine Harvest elects director to replace Troim [Published Undercurrent News - Oct 16 2014]
Seadrill Looking To Make Lemonade From Lemons [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 16 2014]
Morgan Stanley optimistic about Seadrill, but s... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 15 2014]
Seadrill: What the Chairman Said [Published BARRONS.com Stocks To Watch Today - Oct 15 2014]
Why Seadrill Ltd Stock Sank Today...Again [Published Motley Fool - Oct 10 2014]
Knightsbridge Shipping and Golden Ocean plan to... [Published Ship Technology - Oct 10 2014]
Knightsbridge Tankers Ltd To Merge With Golden ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 10 2014]
Mr John Fredriksen plans to merge his dry bulk ... [Published Logistics Guru - Oct 09 2014]
North Atlantic Drilling: Sanctions And Offshore... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 08 2014]
Tycoon Plans to Merge Dry Bulk Shipping Assets [Published Maritime Executive - Oct 08 2014]
European Stocks Are Lower Ahead of Release of F... [Published TheStreet.com - Oct 08 2014]
European Stocks Are Lower Ahead of Release of F... [Published The Street Latest - Oct 08 2014]
Norwegian shipping tycoon plans to merge dry bu... [Published Sharenet - Oct 08 2014]
Golden Ocean, Knightsbridge Merging [Published World Maritime News - Oct 08 2014]
Billionaire Fredriksen Merges Bulk Carriers for... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 08 2014]
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New CEO at Frontline [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 20 2014]
The VLCC “Front Duke”, file image (c) Frontline Tankers Frontline Ltd (NYSE: FRO) the Bermuda-based crude oil shipping firm led by board chairman, John Fredriksen has brought on a new CEO to take the company forward. Mr. Robert Hvide Macleod, a 35-year ...
Seadrill: What the Chairman Said [Published BARRONS.com Stocks To Watch Today - Oct 15 2014]
Morgan Stanley’s Ole Slorer and Jacob Ng recently met with Seadrill’s (SDRL) chairman John Fredriksen and came away feeling optimistic. In a note released yesterday, they explain why: Zuma Press We recently hosted Chairman Fredriksen and Seadrill’s senior ...
Frontline and Tankers International Form Charte... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 01 2014]
Photo credit: Frontline OSLO, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Crude oil shipping firms Frontline Management and Tankers International formed a chartering joint venture called VLCC Chartering Ltd to increase their joint fleet size and reduce operating costs, ...
Fredriksen’s Breakup With Adviser Troeim Hits S... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 22 2014]
By Mikael Holter Sept. 22 (Bloomberg) — Rig company Seadrill Ltd. and salmon farmer Marine Harvest ASA slumped in Oslo trading amid a fallout between their main owner, billionaire John Fredriksen, and his long-time adviser Tor Olav Troeim. Seadrill ...
Mitsubishi offers $1.4 bln for Norway’s Cermaq [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 22 2014]
Reuters – Mitsubishi Corp has offered $1.4 billion for Norwegian fish farmer Cermaq, in a cash bid that would secure a larger share of the salmon market for the Japanese group as it targets consumers’ increasingly health-conscious tastes. Monday’s bid ...
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