GC Rieber secures new charter for Polar Queen

GC Rieber Shipping has entered into a new time charter with an unnamed European client for 2011-built construction support vessel Polar Queen.

The charter commences April 2020 and is for a period of five months, with additional extension options available. The vessel will be working at the same project as during the summer of 2018 and 2019, in British sector of the North Sea, performing accommodation services and walk-to-work duties.

Einar Ytredal, CEO of GC Rieber Shipping, commented: “We are pleased with securing backlog in a continuous challenging market. Polar Queen has proven her success in the walk-to-work market, and we are proud to see that the vessel and her capabilities are recognized by our clients.”

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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