Statoil takes option on Knot Offshore shuttle tanker

KNOT Offshore Partners has announced that Statoil has taken up its option to extend a time charter on shuttle tanker Bodil Knutsen.

The extension is for one additional year, to May 2017, leaving Statoil with two remaining one-year options available.

The vessel was originally fixed in May 2011, for a period of five years, after its initial delivery from DSME in Korea. Neither the original terms or terms of the extension were disclosed.

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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