Viking Supply Ships Ltd entering into a contract with BP UK for two Platform Supply Vessels: Idun Viking and SBS Tempest
Idun Viking is fixed firm until July 31, 2013 plus options with commencement the end of March 2013. SBS Tempest is fixed firm until January 31, 2014 plus options with commencement in direct continuation of its present charter.
The contract terms are in accordance with present market conditions.
These recent contracts further add to the company’s backlog, which now accounts for NOK 1.693 M, an increase of NOK 523 M or 45 % since 1st of January 2013. With these recent contracts the fleet has an estimated contract coverage including charterer options of 44 % for the remainder of 2013 and 30 % for 2014.
For further information, please contact:
Christian W. Berg, CEO, Viking Supply Ships, ph +45 41 77 83 80
Nigel Taylor, Managing Director, Viking Supply Ships Ltd., Aberdeen, ph +44(0)12 24 71 22 77
Rederi AB TransAtlantic (RABT) is a leading Swedish shipping company with headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden and additional offices in Europe. The company is organized into two business areas: Viking Supply Ships and Industrial Shipping. Viking Supply Ships, operating within offshore and icebreaking, is also a wholly owned subsidiary of RABT. The Industrial Shipping business area consists of three divisions: Bulk, Container and RoRo. The Group has about 800 employees and the turnover in 2012 was MSEK 3,274. The company’s B-shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Small Cap segment. www.rabt.se
TransAtlantic is obliged to make this information public according to the Financial Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act (Sw: lagen om värdepappersmarknaden and lagen om handel med finansiella instrument). The information was submitted for publication on April 18, 2013 at 08.30 a.m.