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What’s Fredriksen’s play with Euronav?

The only time I have plucked up the courage to go and talk to John Fredriksen was at a Posidonia party many years ago. Noticing brokers had left him alone for a millisecond, I sidled up to him, congratulated him on a recent very successful deal he had concluded, and then I proffered my card. He glanced at it, clocked I was a journo, and without saying a word, turned away to another huddle of brokers circling like flies.

Fredriksen does not give many interviews. Trying to second guess what he...

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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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