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    British Antarctic Survey exercises option for RRS Ernest Shackleton

    Contracts, Tenders and Rates // January 6, 2017

    The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), part of the UK's Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), has declared its fourth option for a one-year extension of the bareboat charter for RRS Ernest Shackleton.

    The option will be effective from August 2017.

    RRS Ernest Shackleton has been on a long-term charter from GC Rieber Shipping in Norway since August 1999. The BAS holds a  further one year option to extend the bareboat charter.

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