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Organisation & Location

The Knutsen group is generally organized with Single Purpose Ship-owning Companies. To ensure safe- and effective operation of the vessels, Management and Operation companies havelizein below.

Mr. Trygve Seglem through TS Shipping Invest AS controls the Knutsen group product carriers. The LNG fleet is controlled by Mr. Trygve Seglem through TS Shipping Invest AS and Mr. Jens Ulltveit-Moe through UMOE Shipping and Energy AS. The shuttle tanker fleet is controlled 50/50 by Mr. Trygve Seglem through TS Shipping Invest and Nippon Yusen Kaisha, NYK.

The main office is located in Haugesund, Norway.

With particular relevance for the LNG business and the operation of our LNG vessels a specific company is established within Spain; Knutsen OAS España, S.A. The office is located in Madrid.

The Knutsen group has also established a company in Aberdeen, Scotland – Knutsen OAS (UK) Ltd. This office is given the super intendancy for vessels mainly operating in UK waters. The main organization will support the office within administrative, purchasing and technical issues and as per defined interfaces.

All operation of shuttle tankers in Canada are undertaken by Canship Ugland Ltd.This is a  joint venture of the J.J. Ugland Companies of Grimstad, Norway and Knutsen OAS Shipping of Haugesund, Norway.

A specific company (Knutsen Philippines Inc) has been established in Manila, the Philippines with the sole purpose of providing Company with Filipino officers and ratings.

The Knutsen Group has an office in Rio de Janeiro supporting Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers operation in Brazil.