Ernest Shackleton

British Antarctic Survey exercises its last option on RRS Ernest Shackleton

British Antarctic Survey (BAS), a component body of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), declares its fifth and final option for a one-year extension of the bareboat charter for "RRS Ernest Shackleton".

 The option will be effective from August 2018.

"RRS Ernest Shackleton" has been on a long-term charter with BAS since August 1999.

In a comment GC Rieber Shipping's CEO, Christian Berg said "British Antarctic Survey's declaration of the fifth and final option is a testament to GC Rieber Shipping ability of designing and developing durable and reliable assets for ice and harsh operational environments"

For further information:
Christian Berg, CEO, phone: +47 974 05 553
Christoffer Knudsen, Director of Chartering, phone: +47 926 18 226

Published at 18 October 2017