This week's top stories on ShippingWatch

Here are this week's top stories on ShippingWatch - about major player Bugbee, the merger between Knightsbridge and Frontline 2012, and much more.

A major player opens up

ShippingWatch met Scorpio Tankers CEO Robert Bugbee, who this week talked about his business rules, his fear of Maersk Tankers, and his goal for Scorpio Tankers:

Robert Bugbee: Now comes the execution

Here is the carrier that Bugbee fears the most

Robert Bugbee has few simple business rules

Fredriksen moves around

Frontline 2012 and Knightsbridge, both of them John Fredriksen controlled carriers, entered a major deal to create the biggest dry bulk fleet on the New York Stock Exchange. The deal was announced Thursday this week. Read an interview with the CEO of the new carrier:

John Fredriksen establishes new Capesize carrier

Fredriksen's new Capesize giant: We're big enough

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About HSH Nordbank's future divestments: HSH Nordbank preparing new large divestments

About Svitzer's major business area: Svitzer to bet heavily on wreck removal

About what it is like to be a crewing agency in the Ukraine: Ukrainian maritime industry holds its breath

And about the potential risks of the Hapag-Lloyd/CSAV merger:  Hapag-Lloyd merger comes at a risk

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