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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