Norway & UK: GC Rieber Shipping - British Antarctic Survey exercises option on RRS Ernest Shackleton

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

British Antarctic Survey (BAS) declares its third option for a one-year extension of the bareboat charter for "RRS Ernest Shackleton". The option will be effective from August 2016.

"RRS Ernest Shackleton" has been on a long-term charter with BAS since August 1999. BAS further holds two annual options to extend the bareboat charter.    

For further information, please contact:
CEO Irene Waage Basili, tel.: +47 55 60 68 67, or +47 90 09 86 88
CFO Einar Ytredal, tel.: +47 55 60 68 54, or +47 97 52 01 84

About GC Rieber Shipping:

GC Rieber Shipping's business within offshore/shipping includes ownership in specialized vessels, high quality marine ship management and project development within the segments subsea, ice/support and marine seismic. The group has a specialized competence in offshore operations in harsh environments as well as design, development and maritime operation of offshore vessels.

GC Rieber Shipping currently operates 13 advanced special purpose vessels for defined markets within the subsea, ice/support and marine seismic segments, of which the company owns 11.

The company has it's headquarter and a ship management office in Bergen, and an additional ship management company in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Russia). The company is listed on Oslo Børs with ticker RISH.

Further information is available on the company's website

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)

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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 12 January 2016 )