A subsidiary of Klaveness Combination Carriers AS (KCC) yesterday (Nov 15) signed an agreement with South32 Marketing Pte Ltd extending the current Contract of affreightment (COA) for shipments of caustic soda to Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd, South32’s alumina refinery located in Western Australia.

Klaveness Combination Carriers AS extends contract of affreightment with South32 Marketing Pte Ltd

Through this agreement, the term of the COA is extended by three years from January 2019 to December 2021 with two one-year extension options.

KCC’s Managing Director Engebret Dahm comments: " We are proud to continue servicing South32 with our CABU and CLEANBU combination carriers for another 3-5 years providing the most efficient and environmentally friendly shipping solution for Worsley Alumina’s caustic soda import to Australia. Klaveness/KCC has serviced Worsley with its combination carriers on a continued basis for close to 30 years, and we look forward to expand and further strengthen our valued relationship with South32 and Worsley in the years to come.”

Source: Klaveness