British Antarctic Survey exercises its last option on RRS Ernest Shackleton
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
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."

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