GC Rieber Shipping secures contracts with Nexans

Norwegian owner GC Rieber Shipping has entered into a ship management agreement with Nexans for the cable laying vessel Nexans Skagerrak.

The agreement is expected to be executed in the third quarter and ship hand over will take place in September. It also includes management of cable laying vessel Nexans Aurora upon delivery from Ulstein yard in 2021.

Additionally, GC Rieber Shipping and Nexans have agreed to an extension of the ongoing charter of CSV Polar King by up to two months.

The vessel has been on charter with Nexans since January 2017 and were originally set to come off charter in August.

“We are proud, that we through the Polar King charter and our close operational relationship, have been selected as ship management provider for Nexans Norway’s highly advanced cable laying vessels. We look forward in developing our partnership and servicing Nexans in the coming years,” said GC Rieber Shipping’s CCO Christoffer Knudsen.

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