Since the end of 2021, the SKS Tankers fleet of 10 x LR2s has been owned through a 50/50 joint venture between Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Skipsrederi (KGJS) and funds managed by Hayfin. Following the sale the remaining two tankers will continue to be managed by SKS Tankers.
This week we had the pleasure of welcoming two students from NTNU i Ålesund to our 4-month internship programme. Sol Myklebusthaug and Magnus Helland will also write their final year BA Shipping Management theses during the internship. We look forward to being part of their learning journey.
We are pleased to announce that Ruben Hansen has joined us as an Operations Manager for SKS. Ruben holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from the US as well as a BA in Marketing and Management from BI Bergen. He has 13 years experience in commercial and operational shipping functions from previous postings in Oslo, Singapore, and Doha, working with CPP and IMO II chemical tankers, and recently with LNG/LPG tankers for Nakilat.
We are delighted to announce that Emma Hegrenes has joined us as a Trainee Operator SKS. Last year she completed a 4-month internship with us alongside her final year studies. Emma holds a Bachelors degree in Shipping Management from NTNU i Ålesund .
Despite being reduced to 7 participants (a full team is 10 participants), our Bergen City Half-Marathon 2023 Relay Team were determined to run their race. The team crossed the finish line at 1:43:51.
We are excited to announce that SKS Pool AS and Signal Maritime Services Ltd (Athens) have signed an agreement where we will cooperate on joint development of the SKS LR2 pool.