I.M. Skaugen ASA announced that Skaugen PetroTrans (SPT), its 50 percent owned joint venture company, has appointed Mr. Per Voie
as its President. He succeeds Mr. Trygve Munthe, who was named its President of SPT in 1993.
Mr. Per 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 the recently commissioned "Stolthaven New Orleans LLC".
Skaugen PetroTrans is the leading US 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.