The contract related to shipments of caustic soda to Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd, South32’s alumina refinery located in Western Australia. Through this agreement, the term of the COA is extended by three years from January 2019 to December 2021 with two one-year extension options.
” We are proud to continue servicing South32 with our CABU and CLEANBU combination carriers for another 3-5 years providing the most efficient and environmentally friendly shipping solution for Worsley Alumina’s caustic soda import to Australia.
“Klaveness/KCC has serviced Worsley with its combination carriers on a continued basis for close to 30 years, and we look forward to expand and further strengthen our valued relationship with South32 and Worsley in the years to come,” Managing Director of Klaveness Combination Carriers, Engebret Dahm, commented.
Klaveness Combination Carriers AS was established in March 2018, through a consolidation of vessel ownership and operation of all Klaveness’ existing combination carrier business. The consolidated entity mainly consists of KCC Shipowning AS established in 1992 and KCC Chartering AS established in 2002. The company is in the midst of a fleet expansion program. In addition to five vessels on order, the company has a number of options on further newbuildings.