Acquisition of a 8.400 dwt. advanced chemical tanker

We are pleased to announce that on 16th of July 2015 our fully owned subsidiary Utkilen Shipping AS took over the M/T Harbour Muran. The vessel was registered in the Norwegian International Ship Register (NIS).

The vessel will be renamed M/T Nordstraum and is an advanced chemical tanker with 16 cargo tanks made of stainless steel built at the AVIC Dingheng shipyard in China in May 2012.

Bergen, 16 July 2015

Contact persons:

Magne Øvreås

CEO of Utkilen AS

Phone: +47 5530 7800

Mobile: +47 913 72027


Utkilen AS is a fully integrated shipping company with headquarters in Bergen, Norway. Utkilen dates back to 1916 and owns and operates about 20 chemical tankers ranging from around 5,000 to 20,000 dwt. in size. Utkilen is one of the major seaway transporting companies of chemicals and other bulk liquid cargoes in Northern Europe.