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Euronav CEO De Stoop welcomes further investments from John Fredriksen

Hugo De Stoop knew well in advance that John Fredriksen was about to invest in Euronav. The chief executive even welcomes further investments from the shipping magnate, he tells ShippingWatch in an interview.

"I certainly would welcome it if he (John Fredriksen, -ed) wanted to increase his exposure to Euronav," Euronav CEO Hugo de Stoop says. | Photo: PR / Euronav

Euronav CEO Hugo De Stoop gladly welcomes further investments from John Fredriksen in the Belgian tanker company if he so wishes, he tells ShippingWatch in an interview during Global Maritime Forum in London this week

"When you have a person like that (John Fredriksen, -ed) who is investing USD 200 million in your company, I think you should be pleased, and you should welcome it. Does that mean that something more will be done? I certainly would welcome it if he wanted to increase his exposure to Euronav," De Stoop says, adding:

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