Shuttle tanker Polytrader named and launched
Polytrader was a motor tanker specially tailored to take aboard oil from the loading buoys on Statfjord. Its owner, the Einar Rasmussen shipping company, secured the first two charters awarded by Statoil as operator for KS Statfjord Transport AS & Co.
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President Carter visits Statfjord A
It is not every day that Norway gets a visit from an American president, but 4 May 1982 was one such occasion. That was when Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalyn took a trip out to Statfjord A, which was operated at the time by Mobil Exploration Norway Inc (Meni).