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About us

Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Skipsrederi AS (KGJS) is a major international shipowning company and part of the Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Group (KGJG).

We have a strong market position in the large product and crude oil tanker trades through our fully owned subsidiary SKS Tankers Holding AS (SKS).

We are also the leading global owner and operator of pneumatic cement carriers through KGJ Cement Holding AS (KGJ Cement). 

Bulk Trading Group Limited (BTG), a 50/50 joint venture between KGJS and J.P.Morgan Global Maritime Investment Fund L.P., will be the Owner of a fleet of eight 81,000dwt Kamsarmax bulkcarriers being delivered from Japan during 2015-2016. KGJS is the commercial and technical manager.

Our Ship Management division KGJ Fleet Management AS has expanded consistently over the years and we are now managing about 50 vessels.

KGJS is controlled by Hans Peter Jebsen and his family.

KGJS including its subsidiaries  is a fully integrated shipping company with its head office in Bergen / Norway and with branch offices and representatives in Manila and Singapore. Our main and long term objectives are to provide first class, competitive and professional ship management services with particular emphasis on reliability, regularity and safety at sea.

 

History

Kristian Gerhard Jebsen (1927-2004) founded the Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Skipsrederi AS (KGJS) in 1967.

Ownership

Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Skipsrederi AS (KGJS) is part of the Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Group, and is controlled by Hans Peter Jebsen and his family.

Safety & Quality

KGJS has implemented a Safety, Environmental and Quality Management System (SEQMS) which integrates requirements from ISM Code, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISPS.

CSR

The aim of the Corporate Social Respnsibility (CSR) initiatives of KGJS is to help ensure that all of the company’s activities are responsibly managed with positive impact on employees, customers, communities and the environment.