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Business and Operations

The Knutsen fleet development is based on managing projects from design to operation. Knutsen OAS Shipping AS is a fully integrated shipping company with operation, newbuilding supervision, chartering and project development in-house. Knutsen OAS Shipping is undertaking the commercial and technical management of all LNG carriers and part of the Product/Chemical/Parcel tankers. Knutsen OAS has also crewing, administrative support functions and newbuilding supervision for Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS, KNOT.

Our customers are the main oil majors which set the highest requirements to safety and reliability standards. Our main customers are, Repsol, Gas Natural, Statoil, Shell, BP, Total, Exxon, ENI, MAERSK oil & gas, PetroBras, Union Fenosa and Gasnor.

The Knutsen group has a very dedicated workforce on land and sea which is committed to safe and reliable services to our customers. Our human resources are a critical success factor for the company’s development, and continuous development of the workforce with focus on HSSE&QA is of high priority within Knutsen OAS Shipping AS.

Over the years Knutsen has been awarded;

  • Halert C. Shepheard Award by the Chamber of Shipping of America at the CMA Shipping 2010
  • E &Y entrepreneur of the year 2008
  • Outstanding employer of Pilipino seafarer 2005
  • ONS innovation nominations for PNG and KVOC 2003
  • FPAL
  • Green Ship
  • QUAL ship 21 USCG