Seatankers embroiled in court battle over ex-employee’s bonus pay

Seatankers embroiled in court battle over ex-employee’s bonus pay

Norwegian newspaper Finansavisen is reporting John Fredriksen’s Seatankers Management is engaged in a legal battle over the scale of a bonus payment for an ex-employee.

Espen Westeren’s demands for a NOK20m bonus has been denied and the issue is now going to court in Oslo with Seatankers claiming Westeren did a poor job in his senior role at the company. The case continues.

Seatankers belongs to Fredriksen’s Golden Ocean Group.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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