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Frontline abandons corporate acquisitions and bets on own fleet

John Fredriksen's crude oil tanker carrier Frontline has given up its efforts to buy its way to a position as the world's biggest player in its segment. For now at least. The carrier bets on the benefits from its own fleet renewal, CEO Robert Hvide Macleod tells ShippingWatch.

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