GC Rieber Shipping has entered into a time charter agreement with a European offshore client for the Construction Support Vessel (CSV) Polar Queen for a fixed period of four months with options to extend by up to one month. With this charter, all GC Rieber Shipping subsea vessels have secured contracts for the summer season 2018.
The Polar Queen will be used in British sector to perform walk-to-work duties and commencement will be in May 2018. GC Rieber Shipping has a fleet of three vessels capable of providing offshore construction, Inspection Maintenance and Repair, walk-to-work, ROV survey, ploughing, cable laying and pipe laying operations.
“We are pleased to see Polar Queen build on her success in the walk-to-work market and secure a new substantial charter with a Tier 1 client. With this charter, GC Rieber Shipping is sold out for the summer of 2018. Both Polar King and Polar Onyx are now on solid long terms charters, and the agreement for Polar Queen proves the robustness of our crew and organizational capabilities”, said GC Rieber Shipping CEO, Christian W. Berg.
Sea News, February 16