Hugo De Stoop says his continued leadership of Euronav is the “least of my concerns” following the collapse of the Frontline merger.

The chief executive told TradeWinds that the Belgian tanker giant would not make any immediate further comment until a full analysis of the failed merger.

But pressed on his own future following his public disagreement with Euronav’s biggest shareholder, the Saverys’ CMB shipping company, over the merger, he said: “It’s the least of my concerns.