Areas of Operations

GC Rieber Shipping's core activities involves development, design, construction and maritime operation of specialised vessel within the offshore shipping business. The business is organised into three segments: Subsea, Marine Seismic and Ice / Support

GC Rieber Shipping has been involved in offshore exploration and development with dynamically positioned subsea vessels since the 1980s. Our vessels can provide a wide range of services such as offshore contruction, Inspection Maintenance and Repair (IMR), walk-to-work (W2W), ROV survey, ploughing, cable laying and pipe laying (SURF) operations. Our vessels are specially designed for operation under severe weather conditions.

Polar Onyx

SURF / Construction Support Vessel

Availability

Prompt

Charterer

Polar King

IMR / Construction Support Vessel

Availability

September 2018

Charterer
Nexans

Polar Queen

W2W / IMR / Construction Support Vessel

Availability

Prompt

Charterer

GC Rieber Shipping operates four high capacity seismic vessels on behalf of Shearwater Geoservices. The fleet is among the newest and most modern in the industry today. Shearwater Geoservices is owned 50/50 by Rasmussengruppen and GC Rieber Shipping. 

Ownership and operation of seismic vessels has been part of GC Rieber Shipping’s activities since the late 1960s. Trough decades, the company has acquired a unique competence in offshore Exploration activities under harsh environments, as well as design, development and maritime operation of seismic vessels including the Arctic and Antarctic areas.

Polar Empress

3D Seismic vessel

Availability

Charterer

Polar Duke

3D Seismic Vessel

Availability

Prompt, Ålesund

Charterer

Polar Duchess

3D Seismic Vessel

Availability

Charterer

Polar Marquis

3D Seismic vessel

Availability

Charterer

GC Rieber Shipping offers independent and competitive services for scientific expeditions and logistics operations, as well as services to the oil and gas sector in the demanding Polar regions.

We are one of very few companies that has specialised in the Arctic and Antarctic shipping business. We have a long history in the market, and has held contracts with organisations representing all the major nations active in these demanding regions.

Ernest Shackleton

Polar Research Vessel

Availability

2019

Polar Pevek

Ice-breaking tug

Availability

2021

Charterer
Exxon Neftegas Ltd

Polar Baikal

Crew boat

Availability

July 2020

Polar Piltun

Crew boat

Availability

July 2020