June 22, 2004

New president for lightering company

Skaugen PetroTrans (SPT) has appointed Per Voie as its President. He succeeds Trygve Munthe, who was named President of SPT in 1993.

Skaugen PetroTrans is the leading U.S. lightering company handling more than 1.2 million barrels of crude oil per day employing an average of 11 aframax tankers.  The company has completed 11,500 lightering operations handling more than 5 billion barrels over its 22 years of operations. SPT  is owned 50% by I.M. Skaugen ASA and 50% by Teekay Shipping Corporation.
Morits Skaugen the Chairman of the Board of SPT, said: "Per Voie brings extensive terminal and logistic as well as general shipping experience and knowledge to this key position. We have the utmost confidence in his ability to take the company forward and to even higher levels of growth."

Voie (52) comes to SPT after a 28-year career with the Stolt Nielsen Group where he has held a variety of managerial positions, most recently as General Manager of Stolthaven New Orleans LLC.


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