One element of uncertainty makes Lars Barstad worried about tanker upswing

Frontline CEO Lars Barstad is certain that the tanker market is in for a recovery. Nevertheless, there is one element that he fears might ruin it all, he tells ShippingWatch.

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Lars Barstad is seated in the large conference room in the Oslo headquarters of Frontline where he officially took up his duties as chief executive officer in September of this year after serving as interim CEO for almost a year.

Frontline shares the same address with several other John Fredriksen companies such as Golden Ocean and Flex LNG, Barstad's former place of work, at Aker Brygge in the center of Oslo, a popular area for tourists and shipping companies alike.

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