GC Rieber charters subsea vessel to DOF

Oslo: GC Rieber Shipping has chartered out multipurpose subsea construction vessel Polar King (4,100dwt, built 2011) to DOF Subsea for a fixed period of 100 days.

The time charter contract will commence in April and includes options for up to five additional months.

Polar King is equipped with a 150 ton offshore crane, has accommodation for 112, and a deck space of 960 sqm. Last month it underwent upgrade works at Noryards, having returned from Technocean Subsea where it has been on charter since delivery in April 2011.

GC Rieber Shipping has a fleet of 13 subsea, ice/support and marine seismic vessels, of which 10 are owned.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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