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04. December 2019

K Line Offshore chooses Globetech

Another prominent offshore shipowner is added to a growing list of Globetech clients as a new contract with K Line Offshore was completed last week.

K Line Offshore is an offshore support vessel provider for the global oil and gas industry, with high-end Platform Support Vessels (PSV) and two of the world’s most powerful Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels (AHTS).

K Line Offshore AS is operated from Arendal, Norway and is a 100% owned subsidiary of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K Line), which is one of the largest shipping companies in the world. Technical management and crewing of the K Line Offshore fleet is handled by OSM Maritime Group, also a client of Globetech. 

The K Line Offshore vessels are designed with high-end specifications in order to operate in the most challenging and harsh environments world-wide. Throughout 2020 all vessels will be installed with generation 8 Globetech ® VesselNet and the fleet will be included in the Globetech services and support system.

- K Line Offshore is pleased have signed Globetech to be our vendor on vessel IT. We see the great importance of having a company that has a high focus on keeping their clients close to their operation, and continuously improving on cyber security, says Operation Manager Lasse Dahl Nilssen at K Line Offshore.

- The maritime industry is getting more and more targeted on cyber-attacks, and we must ensure that we have the safest setup to protect us from such threats. We are confident that Globetech will provide us with this, and keeping us safe, he continues.

Proud partner 

Hans Eirik Onarheim, CEO at Globetech, is proud to add K Line Offshore to a growing list of maritime clients;

- The agreement with K Line Offshore is both important and gratifying for us. It once again confirms that our services to the maritime industry and our customized-to-fit approach towards our clients are of such quality that important actors select Globetech as partner, says Onarheim.

- At Globetech we are focused on providing secure and robust solutions, with technical services to ensure operations. Our focus and implemented routines for reducing risk of cyber breaches has proven vital to ensure operations for our clients, Onarheim continues.