Acquisition of a 6.000 dwt. advanced chemical tanker

We are pleased to announce that on 3rd of February 2015 our fully owned subsidiary Utkien Shipping AS took over the M/T Bow Pilot.

The vessel will be renamed M/T Kilstraum and is an advanced chemical tanker with 14 cargo tanks made of stainless steel built at the Stettin yard in Poland in 1999.

Bergen, 3 February 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 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.